Homemade "Straw-cciatella" Strawberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recipe

“Straw-cciatella” Strawberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

A play on the Italian stracciatella, meaning striated, referring to the little shards or stripes of chocolate scattered throughout a scoop of vanilla gelato (there’s also stracciatella cheese and a kind of egg-drop soup,...

All the Weird & Wacky Kit Kat Flavors of Japan (and where to find them)

Crazy Japanese Kit Kat Flavors (and where to find them)

We’re back! Well, we’ve actually been back for 2 weeks now but I’m just now starting to feel like myself again (when you get hit by crazy jet lag AND a cold at the...

Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream made with Decaf coffee for the perfect late-night snack!

Vietnamese Iced Coffee Ice Cream

This ice cream is inspired by Vietnamese style iced coffee, which is typically very strong coffee served over ice with sweetened condensed milk. The French influence in Vietnamese cuisine is undeniable, which is how...

Bourboun Balls, aka Bourbon Delight made with vanilla wafers, chocolate, pecans, and BOURBON!

Joyce’s Bourbon Delight (Bourbon Balls)

This recipe is from my Grandmother’s recipe box, titled in her elegant script as “Joyce’s Bourbon Delight”. I have no idea who Joyce is (my grandmother was Elaine) but these little boozy bites are,...

Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies with Homemade Honey Granola Dried Cherries

Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies

Imagine, if you will, an oatmeal cookie (with chocolate chips, not raisins. What do you think I am, some sort of monster?) Now imagine the oats used in that cookie have been coated in...

Golden Milk Smoothies sweetened with Dates and Honey

Golden Milk Smoothies

Turmeric is definitely one of those ‘it’ ingredients at the moment, though it’s long been touted for its anti-inflammatory properties and other health benefits. It’s what gives golden milk it’s sunshine-yellow color (and name,...

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Taco Recipe with Quick Pickled Onions on Top

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

First of all, let me apologize for the lighter-than-usual posting schedule this next week and a half. We’re in Japan at the moment (probably not eating tacos would be a safe assumption). I had...

Dark and Fudgy Rocky Road Skillet Cookies with chocoalte chips, marshmallows, and almonds

Molten Rocky Road Skillet Cookies

This recipe was created in partnership with White Lily®, whose quality flours are a staple in our kitchen. Thanks for supporting us and the brands we love! It’s official. Taylor is a skillet cookie...

Getting to Know You: 2017 Reader Survey

Hello lovelies, my sweet friends. Let’s take a moment to reflect a bit on the past and look ahead to the future. Because I have a feeling that the future is bright indeed, and...

Authentic Tom Kha Gai Recipe - Made in a slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Tom Kha Gai

Tom Kha Gai is a lot of things: creamy, tangy, sour, sweet… but most of all, just plain delicious. This traditional Thai soup features a coconut milk-based broth that is infused with flavorful roots,...

Cocoa Pecan Torte Recipe - Kosher for Passover

Cocoa Pecan Torte

From Grandma’s recipe files… I made this one for our Hanukkah dinner, though it’s intended as a Kosher dessert recipe for Passover. If you’ve ever tried to bake according to the strict rules and...

Homemade Nut Milks with just about any kind of nut, plus fun flavor variations!

Homemade Nut Milk + Fun Flavor Ideas!

I’ve been drinking almond milk for years, using it mainly in smoothies and in my cereal. I still bake with whole milk, but I prefer the taste and texture of almond milk for breakfast....