March 05, 2018

Remodel Sulk

Remodel Sulk

My kitchen is currently in the process of being remodeled. My husband and I (along with 2 kids, 1 senior and our 2 dogs) live in an older home. We’ve always had plans to remodel the kitchen sometime in the future, but a water leak in the wall warped our wood floors and moved our plans up to the present. We started demolition in October and set up a toaster oven and a microwave in... Read More

February 20, 2018

Better Blondies

Better Blondies

How was your President's Day Weekend? I took advantage of a rainy day and a little extra free time and channeled my inner pastry chef. Armed with my copy of BraveTart, a bag of Hoosier Hill Farm Malted Milk Powder and some good quality white chocolate, I decided to attempt to bake Stella's take on the classic Blondie -- White Chocolate Butterscotch Blondies. Ohhh yeah!

Have you ever baked with malted milk powder?... Read More

February 13, 2018

Stella's Make-Ahead Whipped Cream

Stella's Make-Ahead Whipped Cream

 

My husband is a traveler. Not by choice, but necessity. His job takes him all over the country weekly and overseas a couple of times a year. So, even though going out for dinner on Valentine’s Day is always nice, a home cooked meal is the best way for me to say I love you to my weary road warrior.

For Valentine’s Day dessert this year, I’m making a recipe from BraveTart by our... Read More

January 29, 2018

Keepers of the Sweet

Keepers of the Sweet

On a recent long weekend, we ventured outside of Dallas into the countryside of Texas. We've lived in Texas long enough to call it home, but I don't think we'll ever get used to how enormous it really is! We thought about driving to Big Bend National Park, but after a quick search regarding drive time we put that idea on the back burner. Instead, we headed about 2 hours southwest of Dallas for our... Read More

January 12, 2018

National Soup Month

National Soup Month

Happy New Year!

After the overindulgence of the holidays, I seem to always plan a detox - new year, healthier me. The operative word being plan.

This year, I decided to take it one step further and actually make a healthy, but comforting meal for my family. With the nation, and surprisingly our hometown of Dallas, in the midst of a deep freeze and record breaking winter weather, I thought soup! Did you know that... Read More