Fudge Brownies with Shredded Coconut

Lately I've been experimenting with ingredients I don't normally use. One of the major swaps I've been doing with my recipes is substituting butter for other more "healthy" fats. In this recipe I left out the butter and used coconut oil instead! Was really happy...

Sugary Treats and LBDs

There are two things in this world that I just cannot have enough of: sugary treats and LBDs. The other day, Sami and I were on our way to dinner and we decided to take a quick detour through the Oculus. I passed by Sugarfina...

Love List 12/21/16: Christmas Desserts

Just a few more days away until Christmas!!! I am so excited to feast on delicious food + sweets and treats! Are you hosting? What are your dessert plans? This week is a roundup of holiday desserts I am absolutely drooling over! 1. Peppermint Red Velvet Cake, the...

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....

Love List 10/29/14: Halloween Treats

Who is excited for Halloween?! Have you picked out what treats you'll be making yet? Hopefully this week's treat filled love list helps inspire you to get crafty in the kitchen this holiday! 1. Butterfinger Fudge, A baJillian Recipes 2. Homemade Almond Joys, Miss Renaissance 3. Frankenstein Cupcake, Your Cup of Cake 4. Candy...

San Francisco: Treats from Tartine

When I knew I was going out to San Francisco, I reached out to multiple friends for suggestions of where to go. Hands down the most votes went to Tartine bakery. Known for it’s fresh baked bread, Tartine will sometimes have lines that wrap around...

Happy National Watermelon Day!

Happy National Watermelon Day everyone! The cake in the above photo might look a little familiar if you checked out my post yesterday which included instructions on how to create the decorative flag that's atop the cake. What you may not have known from the...

Pistachio Ricotta Doughnuts

Nothing better to wake up to then a batch of freshly made doughnuts. I remember as a child my family would take a trip to the nearest Krispy Kreme to watch the doughnuts being made. My favorite part was when the workers, with their white...

French Toast Doughnut Holes: Maple Buttercream Filling

[caption id="attachment_170" align="alignleft" width="300"] French Toast Doughnut Holes[/caption] When I was younger, circa elementary school era, my mom would pack my lunch for me everyday. Everyday EXCEPT french toasts sticks day. First of all, any type of breakfast for lunch is amazing. It wasn't until I...

Banana Bread Cookies with Dulce de Leche Swirl

[caption id="attachment_120" align="alignleft" width="300"] Banana Bread Cookies[/caption] I love bananas in general but I love them even more so when they over ripen and I am able to use them in baking! These banana bread cookies have a cakey texture and are topped with a swirl...