Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with Pecans

Strawberry rhubarb is just about the most stereotypical ‘springtime’ flavor. For the longest time I thought that I didn’t like strawberries and rhubarb combined. Perhaps because I have never been much of a pie fan, the combination just didn’t interest me. Then, a couple of years ago, I made a strawberry rhubarb crumble for my…

Raspberry Lambic Cupcakes with Cocoa Buttermilk Buttercream

These cupcakes are GOOD. As you have probably noticed, I love baking with beer. I wanted to create something for Valentine’s Day using beer, and decided to go with something pink…a raspberry lambic. Lambics are sour beers fermented with fruit. They are pretty genius, because they¬† manage to incorporate tons of fruity flavor without too…

13 miles and an end-of-summer peach cobbler

This morning was my longest run all summer. Once upon a time, 13 miles on a weekend meant a break from my normal long runs, but this summer I have been focusing on building strength and running lower mileage. My run this morning felt great, despite the humidity, and I kept up an ok pace…