Biscoff Cookie Butter Cake Balls

Cookie butter, methinks, is possibly the most dangerous butter invention in the history of buttery things. Besides the real deal of course. Perhaps a little behind the curve, I didn’t purchase my first jar until a few months ago. As I putzed down the aisles on my weekly Sunday trip to the grocery -- somewhere between the baking and peanut butter aisles, list-in-hand as to keep me from pouncing on unneeded items -- I spotted it high upon a shelf, surrounded by a golden halo of buzzing … [Read More]



Brown Butter Pumpkin Spice Cake with Penuche Frosting

First off, THANK YOU TIMES INFINITY to everybody who wished me happy birthday last week! I felt so very warm and fuzzy from all of the sweet comments on my birthday cake post and Instagram. You guys are the best. My 27th was so overwhelmingly … [Read More]


Fruity Pebbles Funfetti Cake

Today is my 27th birthday! The never-dramatic interwebs tells me that today marks the death of my youth. That this day is a funeral of sorts. That it’s all hangovers and support hose from here on out. Seriously. Google it. Twenty-seven billion … [Read More]


Healthy Apple, Maple & Pecan Muffins

Happy Thursday! You made it, the week is almost over! Aaand I made you muffins for breakfast! Healthy muffins, at that! I was hesitant to call these muffins health food because, well, they're no kale salad, but I figured when compared to some of … [Read More]


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 … [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]

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