Not too long ago I started drooling over all of the king cakes that I was seeing on Instagram. I ended up sending a message to Allie Ming of Baked Love or bakedloveam on Instagram, asking her for her recipe. The next day one of my good friends who I taught with in St. Louis … Continue reading King Cake for Mardi Gras or anytime of year…
When I left for college I was prepared to learn so many new things from my professors, work hard playing volleyball and make new friends. I was expecting new experiences like going to school with boys again for the first time since second grade, but what I was so not prepared for was learning how … Continue reading Challah
This past weekend we had our first visitor to our new house – my sweet sister Andrea. It was so wonderful to have her in Chicago! I wanted to have a cheese and charcuterie board ready for her when she came since it is one of her and Kevin’s favorite things to share. I had … Continue reading Braided Cheesy Brioche with Thyme
I was so in love with the way the recipe for biscotti turned out last week that I went back to The Pioneer Woman website in search of another recipe to try this week. I was also in the middle of a 72 hour sweets detox with my friend Kara (this blog is not helping … Continue reading Bread Baking in a Dutch Oven
This week, when I began thinking about what to make for the blog, I remembered this delicious waffle that I once got from Whole Foods as a special dessert treat for a friend of ours who was moving abroad. The packaging said Belgian Waffle, but it was so different than the typical Belgian Waffle that … Continue reading This waffle is not for breakfast
After we got home from Napa I thought about what I wanted to make first from all the yummy treats we tried. I was asking Kevin what we should do and without skipping a beat he goes, “ENGLISH MUFFINS!!” He really, really liked the english muffins we had at Model Bakery. Pretty sure that in … Continue reading Do you bake english muffins?