Rum-Infused Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream

Trail of drunken cherries. I’m a fruit snob, I won’t deny it. Bruised? Blemished? Too soft? Over-ripe? Grainy? Off to the trash it goes – without hesitation. Perhaps the one fruit that has earned my leniency is cherries. While my inclination is to flick them over to my trash can and announce my disdain for… Continue reading Rum-Infused Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream

Desserts · Fruits

Fruit Tart – The Lazy Version

A terrible case of the hangries. Buzzfeed recently came out with a video of the different types of hangry people and I’m feeling a bit sheepish (or maybe secretly proud)  that I fell under 4/6 categories:  Caveman, Gollum, the broadcaster, and the impatient.  I’m a monster.  It’s when I start to get quiet is when… Continue reading Fruit Tart – The Lazy Version

Breakfast & Brunch · Desserts

Nutella Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

My dad told me I needed to be more social and it kind of hit home for whatever reason. But I have a confession/proclamation: I’m awkward in social scenarios. Throw in a little nervous and shy and well, that’s me.  Take a house party for example —  please dear God, let there be a pet. Play… Continue reading Nutella Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

Cakes · Desserts

Pistachio Cake with Honey Buttercream (Aunt Sassy Cake)

I’ve heard many people say that they don’t like cakes. Perhaps it’s all that artificially sweet frosting and the overly fancy neon colored flowers, squiggles, balloons, bears, and sponge bobs that adorn cakes these days. Shhh, it’s just a way to fool the consumer in believing that a cake that looks pretty also tastes good. That… Continue reading Pistachio Cake with Honey Buttercream (Aunt Sassy Cake)