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

December 19, 2017

Popovers

Popovers

When Chef Coombs suggested including a popover pan with his exclusive popover recipe in the box, we were thrilled. A popover pan in a subscription box? Who does that? We do. We strive to make each box unique for our subscribers and the popover idea was perfect for our holiday box.

Popovers are simple to make but the results are oooh and ahhh worthy! The eggy batter plumps up in the oven creating a crispy... Read More