Category glaze/topping

Sauteed Peaches

It’s summertime, and fortunately stone fruit is in season, because I saw an episode of Chopped where someone made sauteed peaches with brown sugar and butter, and I had to immediately make it myself! Since I was going to the store anyway, I grabbed some vanilla bean-flavored coconut milk ice cream. (I really do try […]

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Simple Syrup

Here’s a little tangent before I get onto todays simple but handy recipe. (Simple is even in the NAME!): Melanie over at Mel Runs is hosting a “Stronger than Chocolate” challenge. The idea is to substitute fruit for chocolate for 7 days (or as long as you can last/handle/stomach/tolerate, you get the idea). For some […]

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White Chocolate Cheesecake with Peppermint Ganache

Do you know what I just realized? Two years ago, I made┬ámy first pound cake, and this blog had just started days before. It is amazing how far I’ve come since then… I’ve hit my 100th post (and celebrated on the 101st), and my confidence in my own baking ability has improved by leaps and […]

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Cinnamon Roll Sunday

The NY Giants’ regular season opener was on a Sunday morning, out here in LA at least, and it was the perfect excuse for me to try making cinnamon rolls. As you may remember I was originally intimidated by this recipe, and also didn’t want to take the necessary time needed out of my day […]

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Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites

I hope you all had a good 4th! I know I did, which is why this entry is a day late… Let me start this post off with a story… I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business, when I hear someone scream out behind me “Oh my G-d!” I turned to see […]

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Cinnamon Roll Cookies

I’ve been dying to make these forever. When I first found the recipe, I was too much of a chicken to make actual cinnamon rolls, but by the time I got around to making them it was more like I just didn’t want to wait through all the steps of a real one. I ended […]

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Applesauce Spice Bars

My mom said these are the best things I have ever made, but then again she’s only been here one weekend in the past few months so she missed the chocolate salty balls and the sour cream muffins. Not that she’s incorrect, these were pretty insane. As my coworker said “they’re heaven with caramel on […]

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