I can’t remember the last time we baked. Since there is not a lot of self control in our home when it comes to sweets, we try to avoid bringing them in the house in general. So sad, right? But of course, it is important to constantly remind myself that I need to watch the […]
I don’t’ have to go to “work” tomorrow. My sub plans are submitted and I am handing over my students for the day. It is never something I enjoy. I much rather prefer being in the classroom with my students, but tomorrow is our History Department retreat. Twice a year, the department gathers together in […]
Heading out tonight to a dinner party with some co-workers, we have been asked to bring dessert. We have not seen Rodney and Jocelyn for a number of weeks so I wanted to make something special. I am so excited to bring over a super simple, easy, but truly delicious tiramisu! Recipe: 1/2 cup of […]
Thanksgiving this year at the new house has been primarily stress free. Yes, there have been a few times when the holiday has gotten the best of me: a broken glass, mud on the wood floors, getting lost on our way to Walden Pond. But overall I declare this Thanksgiving holiday at our house to […]
No words, no explanation, just a quiet moment captured to reclaim the calm.
Whole Foods sells a tart mix that is out of this world. The maker of this mix is: Amour Creations. Just add butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and a bag of frozen berries to the mixture and bake at 350 for 55 minutes. It is a truly scrumptious treat. The smell of baked goods is so irresistible yet […]
I have never been a great baker. Cookies, cakes, breads, and muffins are some of my guiltiest pleasures. Yet, when it comes to making them at home, I am always nervous that something is going to go wrong. Today, I decided to try to tackle the Boston Creme Pie. A cake named for my adopted […]
What does one do with three over-ripened bananas? That was my dilemma the other evening. As I pulled the speckled peel down, I contemplated eating the three of them for dinner. But, bananas for dinner didn’t seem to quite hit the spot. I searched my refrigerator for an assortment of ingredients and chose to bake vegan banana […]