Category Archives: Dessert

DIY Bouquet of Chocolate Roses

I had my first boyfriend in kindergarten. I would get to school early just so I could strategically arrange that day’s seating chart in my favor. We would sneak kisses underneath the playground slide when his best friend wasn’t around, … Continue reading


Something Sweet… Chocolate Caramels

Salted caramels… I’m not sure what all of the rave is about. Who wants to bite down into a large chunk of salt when your supposed to be enjoying the luscious taste of something sweet and creamy! “But the salt … Continue reading


Candied Ginger – A Zesty Treat

I’m so excited for this post. Now that my mom has received her surprise package, I can share them with you. Last Wednesday I was feeling mischievous and wanted to make something fitting to my mood. What better than a … Continue reading


Itty-Bitty Donuts

It all started with the construction outside my apartment. There was a mishap of sorts (men pretending they know how to use really big tools) and a pipe broke, water was everywhere… except inside my faucets. Due to their errors, … Continue reading

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Candied Orange Peels

These wonderful little gems are joyously flavorful. The peel is chewy and the chocolate melts in your mouth as you savor these little treats. They are truly lovely, and I can not wait to give them to my mom tomorrow! … Continue reading


Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

These muffins are light, moist and not too sweet. I find that it’s a very delicate flavor, lemony but with a nutty twang. And the glaze on top is to die for, the muffins just wouldn’t be the same without … Continue reading

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Almond Macaroons… Sort of

I really meant to follow a recipe. I promise I tried…I googled tons of them, but when it became time to actually make it- I ended up completely winging it. I was combining too many recipes and my batter wasnt … Continue reading


Angel Food Cake Bites

As you can see, I just made Challah, and because of that I had a lot of extra egg whites to use up. And egg white omelets didn’t seem all that appetizing…too healthy…blech. Initially I considered Lady Fingers, but then … Continue reading


The muffin that’s “worth it”

Yada Yada Yada, muffins are fattening, muffins are filled with empty calories, muffins are cake in disguise… Everybody’s hating on muffins. But not me. And you shouldn’t either, because THIS muffin is worth eating. It’s fluffy and moist and filled … Continue reading

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Chewy Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

I was privileged to be born into such a lively family… It all starts with my Great Grandmother Tillie. Tillie had a modest 2 children, Joey (my grandfather) and Naomi. While Joey had 3 girls, one of them being my … Continue reading