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Tasty Mistake

Tasty Mistake

I was tasked to bring dessert to a party Saturday night. 900 pans, a kitchen that exploded and a few hours later… What started as cheesecake bars with a Oreo crust that wasn’t firm and crisp enough to cut into bars, evolved into a tasty mistake with chocolate cake and ganache galore. A very, very, tasty mistake. … Continue reading

nourish: Peppermint Meringue Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

My December issue of Bon Appetit had been tempting and challenging me to a culinary throw down since it arrived a few weeks ago. I don’t really bake complex desserts and breads that much. Reason 1: I have no self-control when it comes to carbs. Hence, I end up eating more than my fair share which equals bad news for my ass.  Reason 2:  I am not so great at following the … Continue reading

nourish: Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

We try very hard to eat local and organic food in our home and as such, it is rare that I buy processed foods.  The process of making something from scratch can be time consuming, but I love the creative process cooking allows for and the fun had in the kitchen. When it came time to celebrate … Continue reading