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Banana Doughnuts with Nutella Glaze

Banana Doughnuts with Nutella Glaze

Posted on Feb 28, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Desserts, Nuts | 1 comment

It all started with a few lovely over ripe bananas in the fruit bowl and some good intentions.  Banana bread.  The healthy kind.   However, somewhere between sitting in my office and arriving in the kitchen, those good intentions got railroaded by the thought of doughnuts.  Baked doughnuts.  But proper baked doughnuts.  Banana doughnuts to be exact. ...

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Chocolate Kiss Protein Panna Cotta

Chocolate Kiss Protein Panna Cotta

Posted on Feb 9, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Protein, Protein Desserts, Special Diet | 0 comments

Those moments when you have to choose between your significant other and the gym … and the gym wins.  Yeah.  ALL THOSE TIMES … and if you are like me, you pay little heed to Valentine’s Day each year.  Because you have better things to do, like go to the gym At some point, you have to make good on balancing that out, right?  What better...

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Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Forgive me, dear readers, it’s been 4 months since my last post … wait, no.   There’ll be none of that.  No long-winded apologies.  Or short ones for that matter. I’ve been off doing other stuff, but it’s all good stuff.  Well, mostly.   I had surgery in September thanks to a long-standing hip injury and some time off from...

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Guest Post: Tiramisù a là Gourmantine

Guest Post: Tiramisù a là Gourmantine

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Uncategorized | 3 comments

I wish I had the time to follow and read more food blogs, but the reality is that I don’t.   So I only consistently stalk follow a select few that I absolutely could not live without.  For their recipes, witty repartee, or a shared aesthetic sensibility, and because I love what they do and how they do it.  One of the very first blogs I followed and...

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Creamy Vanilla Choc Chai Brûlée

Creamy Vanilla Choc Chai Brûlée

Posted on May 11, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie | 4 comments

I love the idea of chai tea.   What’s not to love?  That heady enticing aroma of spices.  Cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and pepper swirling around in a hot tea drink just smells so divine. Except it is a tea drink with milk.  I have never liked milk in tea.  Ever.  So I struggle with the reality of chai.  I’m not a huge fan of it as a...

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