strawberry + chocolate swirl no-knead brioche

Need a weekend baking project? Brioche bread is tender, buttery and subtly sweet. It’s the perfect bake for a long day and the best part, it’s a low maintenance bread that doesn’t require kneading. I had this delightful homemade strawberry and rose jam left over from my Cardamon + Honey Linzer Cookies last week. After…

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honey + cardamom linzer cookies with strawberry-rose jam

Valentine’s Day is packed with roses, strawberries and hearts, so why not make a tender short bread cookie sandwich that checks all the boxes? These Linzer cookie sandwiches are made with a fool-proof dough filled with the warm essence of cardamom and sweetness of honey. Scratch-made jam is easier to make than you think. Sprinkling…

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honey-vanilla linzer cookies with marmalade

It’s the holiday season, So whoop-de-do and hickory dock, And don’t forget to hang up your sock, ‘Cause just exactly at twelve o’clock, He’ll be coming down the chimney, down. The holiday season means it’s time for baking! Now that our halls are decked and the Christmas tree trimmed, snuggling in with a plateful of…

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homemade ice cream with a blender {no ice cream maker}

Did you read that clearly? This recipe is for those who love the taste of fresh creamy ice cream without preservatives or chemical additives. This is for those who want to make this frozen treat with their bare hands {and a blender}. This is for those who want to proudly say, “I made this myself”,…

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Stacked Corn Fritters with Red Hot Chili-Tomato Jam

  Crisp and comforting corn fritters, stacked with layers of homemade red hot chili-tomato jam, arugula, and salty prosciutto.Β  This easy appetizer is playful yet stunning, in both appearance and taste.     From what I understand, Corn Fritters originated in the South. So as a Northern girl living in the South, I thought I…

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