Category Archives: desert

It’s Been One Week || Celebratory Sea Salt Brownies

To celebrate my first week of regular posting, I decided to treat myself to some homemade sea salt brownies. I don’t usually eat what I bake – not because it isn’t tasty – but by the time I’ve finished all the measuring, tasting, whisking, tasting, pouring, and some more tasting, I’ve consumed enough sugar to […]

Brooklyn Baked Goods || Black Bottom Oat Pie

Ever since the gourmet cupcake bubble burst back in April, I have been on the edge of my seat waiting for the next next overpriced culinary craze to hit the markets. And after months of patiently waiting, I think I have finally found just the niche! Pie shops! While cupcakes may be smaller and less […]

Polar Vortex Pleasures || Pumpkin Cupcakes

Today’s treats are inspired by (my) twist on the Christmas classic – “Baby it’s a polar vortex outside…”. Temperatures here in NYC have become literally painful. The simple thought of going outside is making my eyes water and my nose run. But like the old adage goes, when the temperatures get below freezing, the freezing […]

homemade holiday sweets || chocolate raspberry rugelach

  { recipe from smitten kitchen cookbook} Growing up, there were certain deserts that came standard with every holiday meal. At a minimum, there were fourteen different flavors of rugelach, some version of a rainbow cake and if I was really really lucky, my mom would also put out some black and white cookies. In […]