Milk-Chocolate Cookies

Milk-Chocolate Cookies

A few days ago I scored some (expired) Valhrona milk chocolate. Yay! Chocolate is always good, even if it’s a month past its expiration date. Usually I go for...

Culinary School: How to Make Gnocchi

Culinary School: How to Make Gnocchi

A few weeks ago I asked you guys if you would be interested in posts revolved around what I’m learning in culinary school. Pretty much everyone who responded said...

pumpkin spice latte cupcakes

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

There are some things that visually signify the start of the fall season. Green leaves being replaced by an array of dazzling reds, yellows, and browns. Apples, pears, grapes,...

Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Oven-Baked Polenta

Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Oven-Baked Polenta

I’ve never been a huge fan of mushrooms. I don’t hate them, but let’s say that I wouldn’t order them on a pizza. My boyfriend, on the other hand...

Baked Mac & Cheese

Baked Mac & Cheese

Mac and cheese might have been one of the first things I learned to make for myself. It was from a box, of course, but it was still quite...

Cappuccino-Fudge Cheesecake

Cappuccino-Fudge Cheesecake

Just a few days after baking this cheesecake my oven caught on fire. I was preheating it to bake some bread rolls. When the oven beeped to let me...

Soy Ginger Salmon

Soy-Ginger Salmon

The first time I tasted salmon was in elementary school. Our grade was hosting a World Fair where every student was responsible for writing a report, creating a display,...

Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada Tacos

Sunday night I lost my iPhone at work after we closed. I searched high and low but somehow it had disappeared from the last place I saw it. At...

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Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

Is there anything more delightful than the smell of cinnamon wafting through the air? Especially when it’s coming from something baking in your oven? A house just feels like...

Pretzel M&M Cookies

Pretzel M&M Cookies

From elementary school to high school cookies were sold at the cafeteria for $.25 a piece. They had chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, and M&M. They might have had other varieties...