Category Archive: Decadent

Broccoli with Caramelized Garlic and Pumpkin Seeds

I was going to a Passover Seder at the home of a long-lost childhood friend who I would be seeing for the first time (except that then I ran into her on the… Continue reading

Cinnamon Bun Muffins

My mom was in town this weekend, and I slacked in the cooking department which I feel a little bad about. But we did make these muffins, and they were super good, so… Continue reading

Guest Post: Oatmeal Almond Meal Pancakes

It is STILL cold out, and everyone is using that as an excuse for everything, including me as an excuse for not wanting to cook. ┬áBut my dear friend Meghan is somehow immune… Continue reading

Squash Quiche with Bacon Crust

Making a crust out of bacon – what a brilliant idea! And perfect because I had just bought this “ends and pieces” thing of bacon from Trader Joes that is actually quite a… Continue reading

Hot Chocolate Latte with Coconut Sugar

The Hungarian Pastry Shop on 111th and Amsterdam in NYC has my favorite hot chocolate ever because it’s not sweet, unless you add in their homemade whipped cream. It has the decadent, dessert-like… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Strawberry Fudge

I wanted to make something delicious to give to all the loves in my life in honor of Valentine’s Day. In telling my mom about this, she gently suggested that I try to… Continue reading

Caramelized Pears

Dinner party dessert! This Southern Living cookbook is really amazing. They have everything divided by season in terms of what’s available (albeit in the south) but it means that when I choose a… Continue reading

Acorn Squash Cream Soup

Wow so easy, wow so delicious! Also kind of a game changer because now who needs or wants a bread bowl?? Anyway… I was having wonderful out-of-town friends for dinner. Another wonderful friend… Continue reading

Bone Marrow Custard

I was making bone broth with a massive bone that was full of marrow, and I wanted something fun to do with the marrow. Most people say to roast marrow and then do… Continue reading

Chocolate Beet Muffins

These were a bit weird, and I wasn’t originally planning to make them so I had roasted the beets with garlic, salt, pepper, and grape seed oil – oops! But I rinsed them… Continue reading