the temperature at which sweets happen

Brownies

Crossing Over

Crossing Over

I think you’ve crossed over into obsession once you start creating recipes for the frosting you want to use. Though, this isn’t exactly frosting as much as it’s an amazing concoction disguised as an overload of sugar.  All types of sneaky fingers will find their way into this […]

Only Two Rules Apply

Only Two Rules Apply

February is such a fun month for desserts, wherein only two rules apply: #1: Add Chocolate #2: Create Heart Shapes When did anyone ever go wrong by combining these two? I know it, See’s Candies knows it, and any man who ever wanted to do […]

Adjustments

Adjustments

Adjusting to a new schedule really means making time for the things in your life that make you happy. While I love being blue, the requirements of working a 40 hour week doesn’t afford me as much time for baking and blogging, certainly not as […]

Twisted Treats

Twisted Treats

I had a friend growing up, my BFF, through the 6th grade until I received a letter from her while I was away for the summer visiting my sister. It was a “Dear John” letter, of sorts. My mom thinks I’ve never recovered, but she’s […]

Our Love Story

Our Love Story

My ceiling still faintly read, “Boys Suck” in faded red lipstick, at the time Gabriel came into my life for an extended stay. He and I had actually met about six months prior, and though he likes to scoff at this part of the story, […]

Don’t Forget Me

Don’t Forget Me

S’mores seem to the blogging theme of June, and as I don’t want to be left out, I thought I would throw (one of) my recipe(s) into the mix. Though I realize I’m not alone in this proclamation, I’ll say it anyway: I love s’mores. […]

Comedy Routine

Comedy Routine

My husband, ever the comedian. I asked Gabriel to preheat the oven for my brownies today to 350° – he asked, “Oh, is that the temperature at which sweets happen?” Gabriel is a pretty funny guy but what is even better is when he thinks […]

Sans Macadamia Nuts

Sans Macadamia Nuts

I had an epiphany this morning: My priorities are wack. A typical day for me starts with rolling out of bed when I finally feel too guilty to stay in bed any longer. Then I immediately pop open the laptop and check my multiple email […]