Tetris Sugar Cookies

tetris sugar cookies

Although once a childhood favorite, sugar cookies have turned into my least favorite cookie.  I can even recount times where I have passed on sugar cookies, whether they are the cheap store-bought kind at the office potluck, or of the homemade variety during a holiday cookie exchange.  Honestly, I feel kind of bad for the…

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Vanilla Blueberry Scones

One of the most used pans in my kitchen is the cast iron skillet.  Aside from being nonexpensive, cast iron skillets are non-stick and very easy to clean up after making a quick dinner.  However, who said skillets were just for cooking?  I have been scouring Pinterest for quick and easy recipes using skillets in…

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Break Time Biscottis

break time biscottis

Inspired by a recent visit to a local coffee shop a block away from the office, I decided to try my hand at making an Italian cookie classic, the biscotti.  I was initially intimidated to make these brick-like biscuits, but after a short bit of research, discovered they are actually quite easy to master.  “Biscotti”…

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Waffled French Toast

waffled french toast image

We normally don’t have cow’s milk in our fridge, but when we do, I usually only use it for baking.  Last week we had a guest over for the weekend and made some French toast to prepare ourselves for a day of mimosas and binge TV watching.  Since I still had the leftover “Texas Toast”…

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Popsicle Madness

Popsicles

My Instagram feed has been flooded with colorful frozen treats to commemorate Popsicle Week.  Although I don’t need a designated week to celebrate popsicles, it doesn’t hurt to have an extra reason to make them!  I decided to use leftover fruits I had found at last weekend’s farmer’s market and try to add a gourmet…

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Mini Cheesecake Tarts

Mini Cheesecake Tarts

Whenever we do family dinners at my house, I always volunteer to make dessert (unsurprisingly).  However, I also live with a couple of health nuts, so my sweets usually go untouched unless I bring them to work or club meetings.  Last weekend, I attempted to make something sweet and healthy.  Although I found several nutritious…

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Chocolate-Kissed Waffle Fish

Waffle Fish

I am currently in my last semester of law school and I am very ready to graduate get my life back.  In an attempt to manage my “senioritis” during my last year, I enrolled in a few condensed classes.  This means that instead of drudging to class every night of the week for 2-3 hours, I am…

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Dutch Baby With Orange Zest Sugar

Orange Zest Dutch Baby

After a busy and stressful week at work and school, I was extremely happy once the weekend approached.  My schedule rarely allows for the consumption of a balanced breakfast…I usually bop the snooze button a couple of times before rushing out the door with a cup of coffee and a granola bar.  Being the weekend…

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