Tag: dessert

Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Many moons (ok a few) ago, I was doing research for my Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits recipe and ran across the fact that the word “biscuit” comes from Latin “biscotti,” or twice baked. I realized I had never made biscotti, and wanted to give it 

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark

Last week I jumped head-on into peppermint season with a Peppermint Brownie Cake, and I just can’t shake the visions of candy canes dancing through my head. So I decided we needed something simple but delicious this week: peppermint bark. Yes, we’re all staying home 

Peppermint Brownie Cake

Peppermint Brownie Cake

Now that the Thanksgiving madness is over, how about some Christmas cheer?? I’ve got just what you need with this peppermint brownie cake. Stand back, pumpkin – it’s peppermint time. I have always been team “the earlier the better” when it comes to the Christmas 

Estonia: Leviasupp

Estonia: Leviasupp

There’s really not a way to preface this for the non-Estonian mind, so I’m just going to put it out there: today, I’m asking you to make dessert soup out of bread. Yup, that’s leviasupp. When I started brainstorming recipes for my #GentGoesGlobal series, I 

Jaffa Cakes

Jaffa Cakes

It’s finally time for the final recipe from my honeymoon tour of Europe! We’ve made tapas from Spain, macarons from France, pastéis de nata from Portugal, and döner from Germany. Finally, it’s time for the United Kingdom to shine, with Jaffa cakes! Like I mentioned 

Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Pumpkin Spice Truffles

It’s November, which means it’s full-on Christmas time in my house! We’re that crazy house with the tree up and the lights out before Halloween’s even over. It comes from years of working retail and feeling like the hectic nature of the season takes away 

Strawberry Basil Cheesecake Bites

Strawberry Basil Cheesecake Bites

Do you ever get hit with an idea, and you’re not sure if it’s a “good” idea per se, but you know you absolutely won’t stop until you see the idea realized? That’s kind of how these strawberry basil cheesecake bites came about. I asked 

Nadiya’s Stovetop Skillet Cookie

Nadiya’s Stovetop Skillet Cookie

Hello hello, how’s your quarantine?? Hopefully someone is reading this in the future past 2020 and is thinking “what quarantine?” In which case, CONGRATULATIONS, you’re not confined to your house for months on end eating skillet cookie after skillet cookie! For those of us suffering 

#LocalFoodieFriday: Louisville Cream

#LocalFoodieFriday: Louisville Cream

Hey y’all, and welcome back to another #LocalFoodieFriday – the first in a while! Coronavirus tried its hardest to bring the local food scene down, but Louisvillians are stronger than that. We’re also stronger than racism and hate, which is why I have decided to 

Russia: Medovik

Russia: Medovik

What is medovik? Well, for starters, medovik is a challenge. As I mentioned in my post about my award-losing chocolate chip cookies, I hate competition. But what I love is a good personal challenge. That’s why I started following the 52 Weeks of Cooking subreddit.