No-Bake Peanut Butter Tart

I’m tired.  Too tired to do my homework, but apparently not too tired to create this post.  I’m also very full.  Food-coma full.  We had a taco night with this peanut butter tart for dessert and now I’m waddling. And unfortunately, even food and friends were not enough to get rid of that awful Sunday […]

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Earl Grey Chocolate Bundt Cake

Life is messy and scary and overwhelming and weird.  That’s why we have tea and chocolate and best friends.  And those three things happen to go together pretty well.  How about a cake made with Earl Grey Tea and Chocolate shared with a couple friends/roommates?  That was my night.  You should do it too.  Except […]

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Orange Scented Biscotti with Almonds and Chocolate Chips

As you may or may not know, I grew up in a small ski resort in the Eastern Sierras.  Growing up, I was surrounded by kids competing to be the best skier or snowboarder or skater or whatever else and honestly, I didn’t get it.  You need skill and practice to be the best at […]

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Honey Lavender Cupcakes

Summer is slowly coming to an end, BUT I’m still enjoying the beach, a lot of free time, and a whole lotta baking.  Because I’ve never actually made them from scratch before, I decided to make cupcakes and I figured if I’m gonna have honey in the title of my blog, I should probably bake […]

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Lemon Raspberry Poppyseed Muffins

What could be better than muffins?  How about Game of Thrones and sweat pants and cuddling and tea AND muffins.  That’s how I spent my Thursday.  And it couldn’t have been better (Has Fall Quarter really not started yet?!).  I got this most delicious and comforting recipe from Joy the Baker.  I just swapped the […]

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French Macarons

The infamous french macaron… This was my second time in one day and fifth time ever attempting to make french macarons.  I would not say they were absolutely, positively perfect, BUT pretty damn close.  The tops were smooth.  They had feet.  They were soft.  The color was a light blue, like I wanted.  What more […]

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Rosemary Lemon Bars

I’ve never been much of a lemon bar person.  There’s no chocolate involved in lemon bars so they were just never my first choice.  Lemon bars always seemed like the kind of thing your mom would make for you to sell at your school bake sale in fifth grade, not something you would look forward […]

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