Rolo Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

The hours, days, weeks, months just keep FLYING THE HECK BY over here. My 27th birthday is in one week and six days (but who's counting?). what the?! According to the ever-wise, always-factual interwebs I'm about to enter a year of existential crisis coupled with the purchase of my first pair of granny panties and frequent Googling of "botox clinic Austin TX". But we'll save the twenty-seven-blues for another day (foreshadowing: birthday post). For those of you who didn't know me or this … [Read More]



Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cake

This cake. Can ya even handle? Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cake. A simple name for a very un-simple kind of dessert. (I debated using a plethora of adjectives in the name -- Death By Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake, Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter … [Read More]


Chocolate-Dipped Hazelnut Orange Biscotti

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Happy Friday! I’m headed to Detroit ROCK CITY on this lovely (steamy, hot) morning afternoon. Not gonna lie, I could totally get used to this 3-day work week situation. Though it has definitely resulted in a less … [Read More]

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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 … [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]

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