Rosé Granita Recipe

Ok, Frosé! Ugh, sorry, I already hate myself for saying that.  But as hard as I try not to be basic, I can’t help myself sometimes.  And let’s face it, rosé is the cool kid drink right now, and frosé (rosé granita, slushy, or snow cone – call it what you’d like) is the drink […]

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Italian Meringue Macarons

Italian Meringue Macarons – I have a love/hate relationship with macarons.  Of course, they’re beautiful (and delicious), but they are also touchy to make.  Over-mix them, under-mix them, too much moisture, and your macarons are ruined.  The perfect macaron should have a smooth, shiny surface, well-developed “feet”, and a moist center. I have had several […]

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Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade marshmallows are the easiest and most affordable edible gift.  Package them in a mug with hot cocoa mix, and you’ve got the perfect (i.e. cheap) gift for someone that you don’t care enough about to give a real present. (Totally kidding, if you have received this from me and are reading this right now.)

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Homemade Irish Cream

  I’m pretty sure Irish cream might be the drink of choice for sad cat ladies on karaoke night, but it’s alcoholic cream! Who doesn’t like alcohol and cream?  Perfect splashed into your mug of coffee to get your day started (kidding), or over ice for a night cap while you binge watch the Gilmore […]

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Lettuce Wraps

Over seven months postpartum, and I’m still majorly struggling with trying to drop the baby weight.  You know how the doctor tells you to gain 25-35 pounds for a “healthy pregnancy”?  I definitely gained 50.  Oops.  All those midnight Haagen Dazs bars felt good at the time! But now winter has finally hit Arizona, and I […]

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