Lemon Meringue Pie!


When you buy lemons in bulk, I guess baking multiple lemon-themed desserts is to be expected.  But at least the kitchen smells heavenly and fresh!  And if you’re thinking that my lemons last for a frighteningly long time, this is actually a … Continue reading

Thin Mint Cupcakes

Girl Scout Thin Mint Cupcakes

Girl Scout Cookie cupcakes are a thing.  So much a thing that I’ve even made them before via the Samoa variety.  I did some intense research about the Girl Scouts of America, by the way, about the whole Caramel deLites … Continue reading

“The One With the Trifle”

No shots of it being cut up - super messy!

So Boston Cream Pie is what one typically refers to as a casual dessert.  Delicious gloopy-gloppy vanilla pastry cream, melty chocolate ganache, all stuffed and layered within/ontop of a light airy sponge cake. Well, I don’t know if you guessed it … Continue reading

Big Baking Bridal Shower!


Here’s the official shout out to my FUTURE SISTER Yana! (in law? formalities…)  This weekend was her Bridal Shower, a big joint effort on behalf of myself, my sister, and my aunt Sharon (BIG smiles Auntie Sharon, you’re FAMOUS) which means … Continue reading

Baking, Blogging, and Catching Up

"Happy Holiday" … s? Only saw this now.

I’ve been a very bad blogger.  It hit me, when I was, wait for it, SNOWBOARDING the other day, that I haven’t been blogging in ages! I can’t exactly figure out why I was thinking about blogging at that point, … Continue reading

Post Thanksgiving Pot-Luck Lunch


This week was the week of eating, eating, and eating some more!  Between Hanukkah and Thanksgiving (thanksukkah), work parties and leftovers, I know my oven was being utilized daily!  Throw in a late November birthday (Happy 28th birthday to my older … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Pretzels – Cupcakes


There’s a surprise – More cupcakes! (… & more movie quotes!) You know how sometimes, we plan things (like, uh – recipes), and then do research and manage to go to the grocery store AHEAD of time… it’s like the … Continue reading

Spooky Halloween Werewolf Cupcakes!


Happy Halloween to all my festive foodies out there!  Last week, there was a spooky bake-off at work; …uh OF COURSE I’m going to participate, was that even a real question?  The idea was to be spooky and scary in … Continue reading

Holy Cannoli, Cake

Sliced Almonds and Regular Chocolate Chips to Garnish

See I told you September is a baking month! (Whatever, it’s October right now, but I’m in slight denial.)  To be fair this was served the VERY end of the month so – compromise.  Regardless, it was such a fun … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Perfection


You may be surprised to see peanut butter coming from my kitchen, especially since most of you know my mother has a let’s-call-it strong aversion to THE BEST FOOD EVER.  What that really means is that I’ve been banned from using … Continue reading

Apple Butter Challah for Rosh Hashanah


L’Shanah tovah to all my jewish foodies out there! And for the rest of you who might be curious or confused, here’s a completely awesome buzzfeed article about Rosh Hashanah.  (Hint – 15 Things every Jew wants you to know.)   Right, … Continue reading

The Chocolate Cake to End All Cakes

Layer 4 & 5: Mocha Coffee Cream and Cake again!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I think I may have overdid it this time.  That’s the funny thing about me and baking; I think and plot and plan these recipes for weeks on end, working myself into a tizzy with … Continue reading

The Unfaithful Baker

The beginning of my indiscretion.

I have a confession to make.  I’ve been cheating on you.  I swear I didn’t mean anything by it!  I PROMISE it won’t happen again! What happened was that things just got so crazy, and before I knew what was … Continue reading