Strawberry Almond Goat Cheese Cheesecake

Strawberry Almond Goat Cheese Cheesecake (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Goat cheese cheesecake. I mean, why not, really? Cream cheese and goat cheese aren’t all that different. I think, when I first envisioned a goat cheesecake I really intended something like this, not the...

Chocolate Stout Cake with Dulce de Leche and Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Chocolate Stout Cake with Dulce de Leche and Vanilla Bean Buttercream

I really love making cakes. I jump at any celebration or occasion that calls for cake. Which makes the fact that most of our family lives on the other side of the country rather...

Trout with Warm Pine-Nut Dressing and Fennel Puree

Trout with Warm Pine-Nut Dressing and Fennel Puree

This was an interesting one, that’s for sure. I’m not sure why it caught my eye to begin with, it’s definitely not a recipe I’d typically pick out of a lineup. But I saw...

Tips for Packaging and Shipping Holiday Cookies

Cookie Swap Packaging & Shipping Tips

Shipping cookies is not like shipping books or other gifts. Cookies require a bit more care and thought. And seeing as the 1st Annual Food Blogger Cookie Swap (psst! Have YOU signed up yet?!)...

Salted Peanut Butter and Fleur de Sel Brownies

Peanut Butter and Fleur de Sel Brownies

Peanut butter and chocolate have a unique relationship. And most of the time, it’s bliss. Candy? Reese’s are my all time favorite. Ice cream? Pretty please with a cherry on top. Cookies? I’ll take...

Pumpkin Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

I finally cracked open a can of pumpkin. I figure if it’s cold enough to have the heat running, I can stop holding on to the last rays of summer light and finally accept...

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

I am so excited to announce the 1st Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap, hosted by myself and Julie of The Little Kitchen. The premise is this: sign up. Receive the addresses of three...

Watermelon Jelly

Watermelon Jelly

You might be wondering what happened to the rest of our watermelon surplus. You know, the 1 1/2 watermelons that were left after we made popsicles. Let’s just say they are now jarred and...

Banana Split Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

Banana Split Cheesecake

I’m in love with the Loveless Cafe. You might assume that this lust would be for their fried chicken or their world-famous biscuits, in which case I’d assume that you forgot to try their...

Margherita Tart

Margherita Tart

There’s something to be said about a cookbook that has me salivating over the savory section. Such is the case with Tart Love. Flipping through the pages, gazing at all the stunning images, I...

Swag Bag Winners

Swag Bag Winners

A huge congrats to Erin and Yudith, the winners of the two Food Blog Forum swag bags. You two are lucky ladies, indeed! I think food photography/styling was by far the most requested topic....

Damson Plum Jam

Damson Plum Jam

Why hello, there, adorable little plums! I almost mistook you for grapes. I’m sure glad I didn’t, because you are as delicious as you are precious. Yes you are! New to me, I’d never...