St. Patty’s Day Treats

I am currently suffering from a bit of a sleep deprivation headache.  This weekend was filled with so many great adventures, but I am not 21 anymore.  I need my sleep, and I did not get much of that. Partly to blame was me thinking it would be a good idea to stay up and…

Buttermilk Desserts

Sometimes I plan my cooking around what I want to eat each week.  Other times, my plans are based on what ingredients I need to use up before they go bad.  This week, I had an excess of buttermilk that needed to be incorporated into my food plan. I basically only use buttermilk for desserts. …

Rainbow Cake, a Narrative Story

I have been suffering from some major writer’s block lately.  That is why it has been taking me so long to get my posts up.  I am working on a personal statement.  This will be the most important piece of writing I’ve ever completed, and that is a bit terrifying.  Sometimes it is the pieces…

Raspberry Sweet Rolls

I am now home and back to work, but I had a lovely few days home with family for the holidays.  Christmas is a big celebration in my family.  We love giving each other thoughtful gifts and spending time together eating and being merry.  Well, the being merry part is hard for me because I…

The 25 Days of Christmas Cookies

I mentioned in my previous post that I gave myself a huge baking challenge for the holidays this year.  I wanted to make 25 different batches of cookies for the holidays.  What started out as a brainstorming session for cookie ideas turned into an over-ambitious goal for myself.  I just couldn’t decide what to make. …

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…

Lofthouse-Style Frosted Cookies

I came across this recipe a couple weeks ago when I was looking for ways to use up egg whites.  I had been using a bunch of egg yolks when I made ice cream and gluten free pasta dough, and I didn’t want to waste all these egg whites.  I wanted to make something exciting,…