Desserts · Fruits

Raspberry Coconut Macaroons

An unexpected but lovely rendition of the normally overly sweet macaroon (not to be confused with the macaron). The raspberry tempers the sweetness of the coconut and the dark ground grounds the sweet and tart flavor profile. It’s my new favorite sweet treat to eat with the crisp edges and chewy centers. The recipes yields… Continue reading Raspberry Coconut Macaroons

Breakfast & Brunch · Desserts · Fruits

Raspberry Streusel Bars

Know that saying, “Keep is simple, stupid?” When it comes to baking, I can’t. Actually….I can’t. I frequently have the problem where I have cartons of berries sitting in my fridge. Even after repeated trips made back to the fridge due to hunger, boredom, feigned hunger, full-but-still-want-to-eat hunger, the berries are still in the fridge. It seems… Continue reading Raspberry Streusel Bars

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

Appetizers & Side Dishes · Breads · Breakfast & Brunch · Fruits · Sauces & Dips

Homemade Apple Butter

There’s something nostalgic, almost romantic, about apple butter. I picture myself curled up on the couch lazily perusing the newspaper while savoring  a fluffy biscuit slathered with melted butter and apple butter. Life is good. Only, it’s really just a Tuesday morning. I’ve hit the snooze button one too many times and I’ve forgotten to… Continue reading Homemade Apple Butter