A Month to Remember: March 2020

Well, it’s been quite a wild few weeks, hasn’t it? First and foremost- I hope you’re all healthy, safe, and getting through this strange and stressful time to the best of your abilities. I know it hasn’t been easy for anyone- and all we can do is take it day by day and hope for […]

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Dainty Desserts: Chocolate Raspberry Fool

If there was any silver lining at all for me to find in the ongoing quarantine happening around Massachusetts right now- it’s that I’ve been able to cook and bake a little more often using ingredients I may have otherwise overlooked in my kitchen since I’m spending a considerable amount of time in my apartment. […]

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Set It and Forget It: Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Casserole

These past couple of weeks have been hectic and crazy- so when it comes to meal prep or making dinner for guests- I’ve been turning to an underutilized tool in my kitchen that does all the work for me and delivers some tasty and unique concoctions I may not have thought to whip up otherwise. […]

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Breakfast Buffet: Carrot Cake Doughnuts with Cream Cheese Glaze

In the world of cakes and desserts- there is one flavor in particular that I feel is underappreciated and long overdue for some recognition for it’s deliciousness. 2020 will be the year of many things, of course- but I’m determined to make it the year that carrot cake gets the respect it deserves, as well- […]

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Super Bowl Snacks: Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

Although I was rooting for the 49ers (and specifically, Jimmy Garoppolo,) during last night’s Super Bowl- it was still really fun and pretty intense to watch- and I’m happy for my friends from Kansas City who have been undoubtedly celebrating all night and well into the early hours of this morning. If your team isn’t […]

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Celebratory Concoctions: Birthday Cake Petit Fours

With my birthday just a couple of days away, I admittedly haven’t done much in regards to planning anything special to celebrate. I rarely do when it falls during the week, really- since work and daily responsibilities take precedence over anything else with every year older I get. Gone are the days of disappearing for […]

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Toasty Treats: Toasted Cheese Crostini

The news may be grim right now, and it can be difficult to remain optimistic or positive when the world feels like it’s slipping further and further into insanity beyond repair- and as much as I would love to talk politics or address the multiple crisis happening around the globe right now- I instead want […]

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“Begin as you mean to go on…”

In my family we have a bit of a tradition- or a superstition, depending on how you look at it- for New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day. The belief is that the energy you carry with you at the end of the year and into the first hours of the new one sets a precedent for […]

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