I feel like everywhere I look right now, all my friends who have moved from St. Louis are making Gooey Butter Cake. There must be a big waft of nostalgia floating through the air. Our friends served it at their daughter’s first birthday party. My other sweet friend from high school posted it on her … Continue reading A St. Louis Tradition
So I know the title may be a little deceiving if you think that I actually made pie. In all honesty – I made two different pie crust recipes and then turned them into cookies. When I was in graduate school, I first started doing this when I had some extra (pre-made…store bought) pie crust … Continue reading The Pie Crust Test
I have been trying to find a good balance in our lives between baked goods all day – everyday and only eating salad (which gets old fast). In an effort to find that balance I bought the cookbook Run Fast. Cook Fast Eat Slow. by Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky. These two women are amazing … Continue reading The demand for breakfast cookies is high these days!
When Kevin and I got married 5 years ago, we were living in St. Louis. Kevin had lived in this awesome condo in the DeMun neighborhood for a while and I moved in after our wedding. One of the best things about the neighborhood was having a Kaldi’s Coffee right on the corner of our … Continue reading This is THE chocolate cake I’ve been searching for…