Macarons

Macarons

This week, macarons were on my mind. Perhaps it was unpacking my beautiful books of Ladurée recipes while moving, or maybe it was the chilly weather which just calls for a dessert that is light in texture, yet rich in flavor. Either way, I had a bit of macaron fever this week and made the [...]

Halloween Cookies

Halloween Cookies

Ok, so they may not be festive shapes, but these cookies were made for Halloween. I mean they literally have bits of candy inside them! Plus, something about the chocolate and caramel encased in a cookie makes it feel a little more special than just a candy bar. After tasting the new caramel m&m’s, Mike [...]

Celebrating Moms

Celebrating Moms

This week has been the birthday of not only my mom, but also my mother-in-law! For some reason that seems so cool to me that I get to celebrate two great moms in one week (the one that raised me and the one that is a recent addition 🙂 ). I didn't get to see [...]

Pro-Carb Diet

Pro-Carb Diet

So, I know people love to talk about the evils of bread, starch, carbs, and gluten, but I'm here to defend bread. Not that over processed, preservative and sugar-filled crap from the grocery store, but real, whole grain, freshly made bread. While I do acknowledge the existence of food allergies, such as allergy to gluten, [...]