Strawberry Season

Strawberry season might be one of my favorite times of the year. Growing up, this time of year always meant driving back to New Orleans to visit family and, most importantly, heading back to Texas with at least a few flats of fresh, sweet Ponchatoula strawberries. In case you’re saying to yourself, “Ponch-a-what?”, let me…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat No-Bakes

Spring has finally arrived to NYC, and I’m so excited. Yesterday, I took full advantage of the spring sunshine to go for a long run in Central Park and was marveling at all the flowers which seemingly bloomed overnight! Just a few days before, I had been walking along a path where some initial green…

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Donuts donuts donuts

Ever since I bought my new donut pan from Sur La Table, I’ve been on a donut kick. The first donuts I made were these blackberry donuts by Preppy Kitchen, a few weeks ago when we were hosting my boyfriend’s cousin + her boyfriend at our place. They were super moist, so easy to make,…

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Best Chocolate Chai Cookies Ever. Seriously.

Two weekends ago I discovered one of the best new cookie recipes Iโ€™ve made in a while: Chocolate Chai Cookies. They’re so good, I would encourage you all to go make a batch ASAP ๐Ÿ™‚ These cookies by Two Cups Flour have definitely landed a spot towards the top of my all-time favorite cookies list.…

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Apricot Cake (Marillenkuchen)

In an earlier blog post, I wrote about my time in Austria and discovery of the myriad of apricot dishes, especially in late summer. And while it’s not currently stone fruit season in NYC, it is a 3-day weekend and we’re expecting a snowstorm later this afternoon, so I decided to to dig out the…

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