Cranberry Orange Sorbet (Recipe)

As I should have expected, I came home from Thanksgiving with a ton of leftover cranberry sauce.  Now, I love my cranberry sauce, but it is hard to eat an entire batch of it myself without eating it for every meal. I decided to try something new this year now that I have my ice…

Friendsgiving 2018

Friendsgiving is a popular term that popped up around a decade ago.  Of course, the idea of sharing a Thanksgiving meal with friends goes back much further than that, but the term seems to have been coined around then.  I imagine that the earlier end of the Millennial generation were responsible for this fad term….

Truffle-Making Class at the Chocolate House

The Chocolate House is a small chocolate boutique in the Adams Morgan neighborhood in DC.  Sitting in an English basement, this small business sells chocolate bars and truffles from around the world.  They also have chocolate tasting classes and truffle-making classes. I booked a truffle-making class for $49 using a Travel Zoo voucher (normally $75…

Gourmet Cooking (Home Chef Style)

At this point, this post is now going live a week behind the actual occurrence.  I haven’t had this much to post about all at once.  Maybe I should take time off more often. This is my first vacation since 2016.  I haven’t had this much down time at home since I came home from…

Birthday Dinner at Sfoglina

I already spilled my heart and soul in my last post.  This one is more about the food.  Today was my 27th birthday, and Chris took me to an amazing birthday dinner at Sfoglina in DC. It is hard to believe that Chris has been in my life for nine birthdays now! I have had…

Sunday Family Dinner

I might just spend half of my blog talking about how blessed I am to have so many great friends, but I really mean it.  I have a earnest appreciation of my friends.  I honestly don’t know how I would have gotten through the last year without them. Probably my favorite thing to do with…

S’mores Brownies

Alright, everyone.  I have to tell you about a fantastic recipe from Blue-Eyed Bakers, S’mores Brownies! I found this recipe when I was searching for ideas of what to make with the graham crackers I brought home from Deep Creek Lake.  I was thinking of making a graham cracker crust to make cheesecake, but honestly,…