Super Rich and Ridiculous Persimmon Bread

I LOVE giving homemade gifts for Christmas. Nothing shows more that you care for someone than taking the time to bake or make something special for that person. Usually I give out cookies or breads for the holidays. This year I wanted to include a different recipe to add a little excitement to my packages.Continue reading “Super Rich and Ridiculous Persimmon Bread”

Ginger Pear Cupcakes with Biscoff Buttercream

Cupcakes 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/2 tsp of baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger plus 1/8 teaspoon of ground ginger, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 2 cups sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup of buttermilk 2 tbsp of pear liqueur (optional)Continue reading “Ginger Pear Cupcakes with Biscoff Buttercream”

OOTD: From Day to Night, Black and White

As we come to a close of graduation season, another season approaches us: Job/ interview season. People are out there looking for work or finding work after acquiring those shiny new diplomas. After that long day at your new job, sometimes you just want to hit up happy hour or hang with your girls. IContinue reading “OOTD: From Day to Night, Black and White”

Protein Packed, Gluten free Cinnamon Almond Waffles with Fresh Peach Preserves

After my workouts sometimes I have a hankering for a something sweet. Not only do I want something sweet but I need something that will restore and refuel my muscles. I came up with this healthy waffle recipe. The recipe makes plenty, so you can freeze and have them ready super fast. Believe me onceContinue reading “Protein Packed, Gluten free Cinnamon Almond Waffles with Fresh Peach Preserves”

Ooh La la: Mastering the French Macaron

As some of you may know, I recently returned from a trip to France. I had a fabulous time!! I ate, shopped, drank and ate some more. I also had the opportunity to take two cooking classes while I was there: one on pastries, the other on bread. I didnt have time in my scheduleContinue reading “Ooh La la: Mastering the French Macaron”