Tangerine Lemon Curd

Yesterday I put my big girl shoes on, and despite my enormous fear of failure, I made french pastry dough for the first time. I was so excited that I finally got the courage for this endeavor. For some reason, the words “French” and “pastry dough” always make me think of professional bakers, with white, … Continue reading

Browned butter pear and apple crisp

I have this problem when I go food shopping. I know that it is dangerous to have oreos and wheat thins in my house, because when the sun goes down and no ones looking, I sneakily eat them by the handful. But, as I stand there in front of a sprawling display of toasted onion … Continue reading

Kiwi-coconut muffins

Sometimes I feel like a vacation without a kitchen is not complete. I mean, my idea of a vacation is a kitchen, along with some fresh food, free time, friends and family. As much fun as I had traipsing around Orlando this weekend, hanging at Magic Kingdom, and being wined and dined, I am very … Continue reading

Strawberry-coconut creamy dreamy biscuits

So, within the last few months I have become utterly…well, obsessed with the delicious recipes over at the smitten kitchen. From this chocolate babka my mom begged me to replicate, to these¬†insanely rich spicy brownies, the awesome creations from smitten kitchen have served as a real inspiration.¬† These biscuits are so simple and scrumptious, underscoring … Continue reading