Monthly Archives: December 2014

Road Trip Recap, part 1

What better way to burn off all of the Christmas drinks and desserts than….sitting in the car for 40 hours! I have been living in Germany for the last 2+ years, and my husband is lucky enough to have a … Continue reading

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A Celebratory Dessert for the New Year: “Fallen Chocolate Cake”

For New Year’s Eve last year, I made the most delicious chocolate cake to bring to a friend’s party. I found the recipe on bonappetit.com, called fallen chocolate cake. It makes a dense, fudgey, insanely chocolaty cake topped with fluffy … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

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Lightened Oatmeal Stout Gingerbread with Chocolate Stout Glaze

Gingerbread is the quintessential Christmas dessert. Whether you prefer it in cookie or cake form, its dark crumb and warm spicy flavors are perfect during the winter chill. You may  have noticed that I have a thing for desserts made … Continue reading

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Tis the season

for adorable Christmas treats!

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A Festive Salad for the Holidays: Fennel Pomegranate Salad with Celery

Often during the holidays meaty main dishes, starches, and desserts take center stage, at the expense of in-season fruits and vegetables. This is unfortunate, because there are so many wonderful seasonal treats- braising greens, citrus fruits, pears, persimmons, and cherimoyas … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree!

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