I always like to have a healthy candy alternative on hand for Easter and Halloween so I don’t give in to the junk food/sugar high that’s all around….
Let’s talk custard for a quick minute.
Custard and I go way back (remember lunchtime snack packs?), but our relationship has been kind-of touch and go. It’s one of things that rarely gets made in my kitchen….
Like anything else, each season poses different challenges for food blogging.
Take winter, for instance….
One thing about myself that I’m always trying to improve is being able to live in the moment.
There’s always always some kind of work to do (that’s the nature of life!), and I’m often so consumed by it that I don’t take time for life’s little pleasures….
It seems like at any given time I have at least a couple very ripe bananas sitting on my counter….
So, cookie dough. Sigh.
For as long as I can remember, that has been one of the few things that I just can’t resist a swipe of, even though I know it’s completely taboo….
On a cold, dreary day when baking seems like the best thing in the world to do, brownies seem like the best thing to bake.
A perfect brownie is pure comfort food….
Let’s talk shortbread for a quick minute.
Shortbread has two very distinctive characteristics; how short (i.e., dry and crumbly) it is, and its rich buttery flavor….
When I was a kid, there was a local ice cream parlor that sold the best ever chocolate soft-serve. Not only was it super thick, smooth, and creamy (seriously, it was nothing short of luscious), but it had little flecks of chocolate throughout.
I’m telling you, to a 10-year-old kid it was the stuff dreams are made of. (Who am I kidding? I still dream about that ice cream.)…