Oatmeal Honey Muffins

This is one of my go-to breakfast recipes because it offers everything I love about oatmeal in a baked treat that I can easily take on the go! These delicious honey oatmeal muffins will satisfy your cozy, wholesome breakfast cravings without having to cook in the morning!  Sweet, fluffy, and hearty, these honey-flavored oatmeal muffins … Read more

In Search of the Perfect Madeleine

With a springy, fluffy texture, madeleines are hard to categorize as either cake or cookie. Truly a one-of-a-kind sweet treat, madeleines are a classic French pastry that can’t be compared to many other morsels. Though I’m not usually a fan of single-use kitchen equipment, I’ve successfully tried a number of variations on this recipe. In … Read more

Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Though my boyfriend is not a big fan of cheese or chocolate, my two favorite foods, he absolutely LOVES desserts based on the two things. He inhales cheesecake and brownies, even though I find them to be two of the richest desserts on the plane! Can anyone else relate? This recipe is one that I … Read more

Cheesy Soppressata Puff Pastry Pinwheels

These cheesy soppressata pinwheels are my ultimate weakness. The combination of sweet, savory, and umami flavors all rolled up into bite-sized slices makes me giddy. I struggle not to eat a whole tray in 1 sitting. You’ll know what I mean once you try these out! These puff pastry appetizers are my hybrid adaptation of … Read more

Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

These oatmeal raisin muffins are a delicious morning treat inspired by my favorite classic cookie! Lightly sweet and full of texture, these fluffy muffins trick me into thinking I get to have dessert for breakfast. Thankfully, the muffins are actually oat-packed, full of fiber, and sustained fuel for the start of my day! I love … Read more

My Favorite Travel Cooking Experiences

Some of my favorite food experiences were learning about food and culture directly from the source. Food is such an important part of every culture and there is always something we can learn. These may seem basic for some of you serious cooks and travelers out there, but for me these were really meaningful experiences. … Read more

My Favorite Kitchen Appliances and Gear

So many people have asked that I thought I would put together a list of my favorite kitchen appliances. I mention some of them in my recipes but am planning to collect more of them here. Here are the ones that I think make the biggest difference in my kitchen. If you have a favorite … Read more

New York Style Crumb Cake

One of my biggest baked-treat weaknesses is a crumb topping. Whether it be a dutch apple pie, a blackberry crisp, or a crumbly coffee take, I just can’t refuse the temptation of crumb-topped desserts. Fortunately, I’ve had the pleasure of working out a stellar recipe for a New York-style crumb cake that is quite literally … Read more

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

These no-bake bars are a fudgy, rich take on peanut butter cups that I whip up at home when I need a last minute dessert. Simple and quick, they’ve become my go-to treat that everyone is guaranteed to love. This is a ridiculously easy treat to whip up- and requires only 5 basic ingredients to … Read more

Flourless Oat Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love chocolate chip cookies, and I love making chocolate chip cookies for the people I love. The thing about having a wide variety loved ones is they also tend to have a wide variety of dietary needs. Maybe you have vegetarian in-laws. Maybe you have that one friend with a gluten allergy. Maybe you … Read more