Lavender + Dark Chocolate Chip Coconut Oil Cookies

Pride. A word of many denotations. Merriam-Webster cites three (four, if you count a pack of lions as one definition). Though a negative light oft gleams over its place in the dictionary, a swell of pride in oneself cements feelings of self-worth, something from which a good many of us can benefit. Myself included.
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Prep + Poetry | Quick & Sweet Rum Butter Pecan Egg Tartlets

I am hardly a poet. I am too clumsy with rhyme schemes and too impatient for iambic pentameter. Baking is a poetry I’m okay with pursuing. I can mess up. I can crisp everything black and watch it crumble beneath my fork into wispy ashes. Words, I do not like to burn. Poetry is one thing I leave to the masters. Continue reading “Prep + Poetry | Quick & Sweet Rum Butter Pecan Egg Tartlets”

Salted Chocolate Doughnuts & Orange Earl Grey Buttercream

Summer is pulling on its boots and making for the front door. It’s gone quickly. I remember the hours before landing in Florida from Sweden, where the temperature was comfortable at 60 degrees and I dreaded the drench of humidity to come. But upon landing I immediately felt reintegrated. Continue reading “Salted Chocolate Doughnuts & Orange Earl Grey Buttercream”

Honey-Balsamic Blueberry Pie

Today involved a checklist of adult responsibilities, ticked off, followed by time for creating and baking, a few hours in which I relished the childlike pleasure of getting my hands dirty.

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Care Package Cuisine | Salted Peanut Butter Drinking Chocolate

Savor a few decadent, warming sips as you wave goodbye to winter’s cold and groping fingers. Continue reading “Care Package Cuisine | Salted Peanut Butter Drinking Chocolate”