Cinnamon Buns

I finally made them! With Easter brunch, I figured there was no better time than to finally make the cinnamon buns that I have always drooled over but never gotten around to making. The only problem this time was, what recipe to use? I have been pinning and bookmarking cinnamon bun recipes for months at … Continue reading Cinnamon Buns

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Chocolate Microwave Mugcake

            This is what you make when you get to the end of a meal and aren’t quite satisfied yet. It’s perfect because it’s quick, easy, customizable, and single serving. All you need is a mug, a microwave, a few basic ingredients, and some creativity. This is a fairly basic … Continue reading Chocolate Microwave Mugcake

Fall Brunch–Vanilla Bean Fig Scones

Brunch is my favorite meal, hands down. Mostly because anything goes. You can have breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert—or a little bit of all of them! It’s late enough in the morning that you can work up an appetite and early enough in the day that you can digest afterwards. We always ate brunch on … Continue reading Fall Brunch–Vanilla Bean Fig Scones

Peach Perfect

Summer seems to be sticking around a little bit longer in Boston, but I’m certainly not complaining! After a pretty sweltering few days, Sunday was the perfect temperature. Perfect for a picnic on the esplanade, looking out at the sailboats on the Charles River. And because picnics involve food, obviously this was a perfect occasion … Continue reading Peach Perfect

Welcome Home Chocolate Raspberry Tart

Today my youngest sister returned from a three-week service trip to Peru! I celebrated her return the way I celebrate most things—by cooking something special. I have a huge to-do list of recipes (in the form of too many tabs open in my internet browser), so this was the perfect occasion to cross one off … Continue reading Welcome Home Chocolate Raspberry Tart