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Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Strawberry Crumble Topping // Eff the Oven August

Welp, we made it. Today is the very last post of my Eff the Oven August series. It's been one whole month without turning the oven on. That wasn't so hard, was it? And while I'm  looking forward to the birthday layer cakes (mine!!) and gooey pumpkin treats that come with the onset of fall, I have really enjoyed my little hiatus from baking. The last month has challenged me creatively. Brainstorming recipes requiring little to no heat pushed me outside of my comfort zone. And I liked it. I … [Read More]



Blackberry Mascarpone & Gingersnap Icebox Cake // Eff the Oven August

The icebox cake. A recipe from times passed, no doubt -- a shout out to its antiquity in the mere mention of an "icebox" in its nomenclature. I may not even have known what an icebox is if it weren't for a beautiful, hand-carved, towering antique … [Read More]


Minty Sauvignon Blanc & Peach Sorbet // Eff the Oven August

Last night, I went to my second yoga class last of the last year-ish. Self clap! Once upon a more fit time in my life, I used to go pretty frequently - once a week at minimum - but last summer in the midst of the move (and laziness) I fell out of … [Read More]


Lemon-Ginger Quinoa Pudding with Plum Conserve // Eff the Oven August

Oh haaaaay. Look at me going all 'ancient super food' on y'all for the second time this month. Not that this quinoa pudding is health food, per se. It still calls for refined sugar (because, do you know me?), but it's got lots of protein and fiber … [Read More]


No-Bake Almond & Raspberry Double Chocolate Cake // Eff the Oven August

 Welcome back to Eff the Oven August - one whole month of no-bake recipes! Things are a little crazy around here today (my car sounds like a crying baby so it's gotta go to the shop, and I'm supposed to drive 3 hours north to Dallas after work -- … [Read More]


Herbed Fig & Goat Cheese Popsicles // Eff the Oven August

Last Friday the universe played a big, fat joke on me, y'all. Here I've been, planning out all kinds of no-bake recipes to share with you guys. Blabbing on about butt sweat and showing you pictures of dudes in thongs just to make a point about how … [Read More]


Coconut Cocao Nib Sorbet // Eff the Oven August Kick-Off!!!

It's August first. As in day numero uno of the hottest freakin' month of the year. Right about now, shit starts to get pretty weird around here. The. heat. It's suffocating. It does things strange things to people. Especially when you live in a … [Read More]


Coconut Macaroon Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Ganache

I know what you're not thinking right now. Another Nutella recipe???  Because you guys love Nutella. Like, looooove Nutella. Like sitting in a tree, k i s s i n g -ing with Nutella. And when my shoulder angel tried to talk me out of two … [Read More]


Tart Cherry & Coconut Granola

I may have already mentioned this a bazillion times this week, but guys! TOMORROW IS THE BIG DAY!!! TOMORROW MISS LONGBOTTOM TIES THE KNOT!!! Things are looking good around here: That giant red spot that was maybe sunburn, maybe a pimple? Gone … [Read More]


Nutella Crunch Cake Balls

WEDDING WEEK IS FINALLY HERE!!! No, not mine -- my best friend Taylor's!! Who you may also know as Miss Longbotton and/or recognize from from this post about the surprise proposal or this post about the bachelorette, or maybe even this post … [Read More]

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