Guilty Pleasures: Lemon Croissants

Share this…Making authentic croissants from scratch is on my culinary to-do list, but I’m pretty certain it is a long process with multiple steps and an inordinate amount of butter so I’m putting that off for another day.  In the meantime, these are my guilty homemade croissant-like indulgence.  They are amazingly delicious, not very difficult,… [read more]

Guilty Pleasures: Pizza Cookie

Share this…In college one of our favorite restaurants was BJ’s brewery, not because of the food, but because they have a delicious dessert called Pizookie. I assume it means “pizza cookie” and it is basically barely baked cookie dough with ice cream on top.  Once Rick and I started making them ourselves we haven’t even… [read more]

Grandma’s Gingerbread Cookies

Share this…I’m exited to share with you my Grandma’s Gingerbread Cookies recipe. My Grandma was a beautiful, classy and wonderful woman. One of the many things I loved about her was how she seemed to always have something edible to share, ranging from freshly picked vegetables straight out of her gorgeous garden to delicious baked goods… [read more]

Guilty Pleasures: Oreos

Share this…Oreos are pretty much against everything I stand for; they are loaded with sugar, weird preservatives and are super addictive.  However, they are also DELICIOUS! I don’t buy them often, but I was having a particularly bad day last week and when I saw them in the isle at the grocery store there was… [read more]

Guilty Pleasures: Mochi Ice Cream

I have a love-hate relationship with Trader Joe’s; they have great prices, some pretty awesome foods, and for better or worse, amazing desserts! I feel like I can’t take a trip in there without coming out with a sweet treat (even when I’d rather not) and mochi ice cream is one of my faves. If you haven’t tried them yet and live near a Trader Joe’s, I highly recommend you do. And if you don’t live near a Trader Joe’s then you can try to make them yourself by following the amazing tutorial at Frock Files.