Love List 12/28/16: Chocolate Cocktails

Two things to get excited about: 1. It's national chocolate day and 2. New Year's Eve is right around the corner! Forget the regular ol' bubbly and toast to the new year with one of these decadent chocolate filled cocktails! It'll keep your buzz going...

Love List 12/7/16: Brownies

My favorite brownie is the gooey, fudgey, decadent chocolate type topped with chocolate frosting and funfetti sprinkles. The really simple kind that you can pick up in a tinfoil tray at your local grocery store's bakery. The ones with way too much sugar to be healthy but...

Love List 2/17/16: Brownie Recipes

Last year I took a baking class at the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) here in NYC. One of the recipes we had to make was for rich, fudgey, chocolate brownies. They were seriously some of the best brownies I have ever made and tried....

Nutella Cake Truffles

A few weekends ago I helped make a massive "1" shaped cake for an adorable little girl's first birthday. It was double layered and filled with fluffy chocolate mousse. In total, I had to make three 9"x13" cakes to layer on top of one another. Since...

Waffles + Ice Cream at Neuhaus

There are so many great things to love about New York City. I've lived here for about 7 years now and am still continuing to discover something new each and every day. This past week I ventured up to Neuhaus, a chocolatier on Madison Avenue. As...

Valentine’s Day S’mores

I cannot believe it is already the end of January. I owe you all a huge apology for being completely M.I.A. this month, the weeks flew by! After the new year, I decided to sign up for a few courses at ICE (Institute of Culinary Education) to...

How to Make a Fancy S’mores Bar

Happy National S'mores Day! I have been starting a lot of posts off  with "Happy National _______ Day!" lately and it's because after doing a little research online it appears that nearly every day of the year celebrates one type of food or another. Some days...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Peanut butter and chocolate, the perfect pair. This past weekend was spent browsing through cookbooks and foodie magazines. The inspiration for this cookie comes from the Bouchon Bakery book where they did their take on an oreo with perfect scalloped chocolate shortbreads. The cookies were...

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

Christmas time to me means tons of baking and entertaining. Of course I wanted to get festive by creating something that incorporates candy canes. It's also been a while since I've made cupcakes and so I set out to find an extremely moist chocolate cupcake...

Pumpkin Pie Cups

These tasty little chocolates are the perfect two-bite treats for after Thanksgiving dinner or any get together. They can also be packaged up in small boxes and be given away to friends as gifts. I was inspired to make these after my pistachio buttercups were...