Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse

I had great intentions of serving this mousse on Christmas — I was going to make it into more of a cake using fancy pirouette cookies standing upright as the outer...

Thanks, Santa!

Thanks, Santa!

I must have been a good girl this year: This is quite a machine. It weighs like 100lbs and sounds like it belongs in a garage more so than a kitchen....

Cupcake Wreath

Merry Christmas everyone! Look what present I’m bringing you today: For the holidays this year, my wonderful boyfriend treated me to a cupcake themed present. Which among a handful of great...

Snowflake Sugar Cookies

I did it — I made sugar cookies decorated with royal icing. After weeks of research on the different recipes and techniques, I finally buckled down and created these: I’m very...

Holiday Monster Cookies

I’m home for the holidays, and couldn’t me more excited to just relax, hang out with the fam, and get a lot of baking done! I had seen this post by...

Chewy Ginger-Molasses Cookies

I write this from a very snowy and freezing New York City. After a day of touristy activities including Times Square, Rockefeller Center, and the Stardust Diner with my brother, Dad,...

Santa Hat Brownie Bites

The dental school had a holiday party last night and in one of the emails concerning the party they said “Feel free to bring a dessert if you like to bake”....

Holiday Surprise Cupcakes

A few weeks ago I saw square cupcake pans at Marshalls (something like this) and had a vision… Adorable “presents” for my friends for our potluck dinner last night. My piping...

Gingerbread House

Just a quick post to keep you satiated. And what better way to do that than with pictures of mounds of candy and gingerbread? Ryan and I had lofty goals of...

Peppermint Bark

It’s winter.  There’s no turning back.  Temperatures are consistently in the 30s and CT got its first full fledged snow storm this week.  And although I’m starting to experience a little...