Cookie Dough Hearts

The test is over!! And what do I do when I get home after a 5 hour exam? Sleep? Eat? Blank out my mind and watch the hours of TV waiting...

Mushy Brains

Brains. I know way too much about them right now. The one that resides in my head feels like it might explode. This is all because we have a huge exam...

Giant Oreo Truffle Kisses

My friend Alyssa told me she was counting on me for some Valentine’s Day baking inspiration. I just couldn’t let her down, so I hopped on over to Bakerella for some...

Cupcakes for Cancer

Stem cells are sooo last semester. We’re done learning about hematology and immunology and I was completely fine ignoring the growth factors and processes involved with blood cell development until the...

Can you call it ice cream if it doesn’t contain any cream? Or ice? Or anything besides a few bananas?? Well, that’s what I’m going to call it because the look...

Congratulations Amanda and JR!

One of my best friends from Duke recently got engaged. ENGAGED! It seems surreal that I’m old enough to have friends that are getting married, but I guess that’s what happens...

Wild Blueberry Lemon Muffins

When Ryan visits he’s not always excited about spending our time together baking, but when I suggest a lemon recipe, it’s much easier to coerce him into the kitchen with me....

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Normally when I bake there’s an occasion — a birthday, a holiday, or a dinner party. But sometimes I just get the urge to make something delicious for no occasion whatsoever....

Creme Brulee

Creme brulee is one of my dad’s favorite desserts, so for Christmas my mom and I bought him a creme brulee set for me to make for him. (Sorry for the...

Champagne Cupcakes

Just a quick post before I hit the road to Cape Cod and do my best to beat this snow! I had seen a few recipes for “champagne cake” and couldn’t...