Thanks-b-to-Giving, a poem

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and that’s saying a lot because I love all holidays. I make Christmas explode in my living room, my Halloween costumes are always extra, and I still exchange Easter baskets with my close friends. But there is something really special about Thanksgiving, maybe because it’s near my birthday and growing […]

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MAKE THIS MONTH: Crème Brûlée!

Cookies, cakes, pie oh my! Office parties, secret Santa, Chanukah, Kwanza, winter solstice, or if you’re like my friend Kiana (who works for some magical company run by elves) cupcakes everyday of December just because! We have been waiting all year for the excuse to eat like this. Tis the season to be jolly and […]

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Comical Christmas Cookie Catastrophe

Thumbprint, gumdrop oatmeal, rocky road, chocolate chip, sugar, lemon bars, the six kinds of cookies that are embedded in my family holiday tradition. Every year a whole day would be dedicated to painstakingly measuring, cutting, rolling, baking, decorating, cooling, and packing these six cookies. As a kid this was all so much fun! I got […]

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Holiday Cakes of the Pan Variety.

Holiday weekends are a perfect excuse for a more leisurely and  decadent breakfast. The weather is colder so your stomach longs for something more filling. You also need to get your energy up for braving the outside world shops for all the Christmas shopping. As I’ve said before breakfast is my absolute favorite meal of […]

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December is a perfect time to embrace all the year has brought forth, the lessons learned and trials and triumphs. It is also the perfect time to bring everyone you love together for a holiday party! I’m a fan of gatherings all year long but there is something special about December and that feeling “We’ve […]

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