• Sweets
  • Cherry, Blueberry, Ginger & Basil Crostata

    I have cherry juice dripping down my arms and my fingertips are stained red. There is homemade pastry dough chilling in the fridge. I’m chanting an encouraging mantra under my breath. You can do this. You’re going to do this. What have I gotten myself into? I checked and rechecked Ina’s recipe for her Apple […]

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  • Fancy S’mores

    Please sir may I have S’more? I’m seriously getting that printed on a shirt. I crack myself up with those dad jokes… When I received a box of MAST brothers chocolate last week I immediately knew I wanted to make s’mores. Actually, I knew I wanted to dive in and try each enticing flavor from […]

  • Sweets
  • Chewy Coconut, Ginger, & Thai Basil Cookies

    We all have moments in our life where we find it necessary to summon great courage. Usually these moments occur when we face some seemingly insurmountable task or when faced with something that terrifies us. I often am surprised with myself when one of these moments arises. I’m tougher than I give myself credit for. […]