Family Recipe: South African Melk Tart (Custard Pie)

South African Melk Tart Recipe

South African Melk Tart (or custard pie) is one of my very favorite deserts. Every time I eat it, which is not often enough, it fills me with a warm, nostalgic feeling.  Plus, it is delicious, so that’s just as Continue reading

Guest Post: Apple pie (no top crust) Call it a tart, if you want. I don’t have time to judge, I’m eating.

Today’s blog post is from one of my co-workers, Kim C., who is just starting to reconnect with his blog Culling & Sifting. We have a stressful week coming up at work, so we decided to have a bake-off this Continue reading

There’s a New Ice Cream Shop in Town!

I find it weird that I had to move from Florida to Boston to find good, local ice cream. Ever since Rancatore’s, and then Brigham’s, closed up shop near my house, it has been slim pickings. I love ice cream, but I Continue reading

Adventures in Boston – Boston Chocolate Tour of Faneuil Hall & The North End

In mid-August, my sister came to Boston for her birthday. By now my readers know that when my sister comes to town, we always have something fabulous planned, and it usually includes a lot of food, and discovering New England. Continue reading

Healthy Snack Wednesday: Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Fritters!!

Confession: I almost skipped this week’s Healthy Snack Wednesday post. True story. My sister is coming to visit tomorrow, so this is the night that Ry and I finish cleaning the house. So after cooking an AMAZING dinner (Pom Wonderful Continue reading

A Dessert Trial: Lemon Blueberry Tart – Guest Post from the Best Friend!

I can’t tell you how happy it makes me when friends from home tell me they read my blog regularly or that they tried one of my recipes and it is now a household staple. For some reason I never Continue reading

The Return of Healthy Snack Wednesday: Strawberry Sorbet Recipe

So here’s a funny story for you. The mecca of strawberry growing is Plant City, FL., about an hour and a half away from where I grew up. Every February Plant City is host to the Florida Strawberry Festival, which Continue reading

Did He Really Just Ask Me To Make An Amuse Bouche? Maple – Chocolate Drunken Bananas

Ryan just walked into the kitchen, where seared bananas were on the dessert menu, and asked if I could make him an amuse bouche with a granola bar. Yup. We need to stop watching cooking shows. For those of you Continue reading

Healthy Snack Wednesday: Satisfying the Sweet Tooth

Warning: The recipe you are about to view is highly addictive. I have already made it twice this week because it is so easy and delicious. True story. (Contest has ended) Make sure to read through the end for a Continue reading

Healthy Snack Wednesday: Fruit Dips and a Chobani Giveaway!

Its Healthy Snack Wednesday (H.S.W), woohoo!!! And we are doing a giveaway, double woohoo! Make sure to read to the bottom for the contest. We have been so lucky to have so much support for H.S.W.  from both readers, and Continue reading