Olive Oil-Cacao Nib Gelato Sandwiches with Chocolate Rye Cookies

Rich, creamy, delicately flavored ice cream ¬†sandwiched between chewy, chocolate-y cookies¬†might just be the best thing that ever happened to dessert. In my not-so-humble opinion, home-made ice cream is the ultimate summer indulgence. There is something special about ultra creamy, perfectly soft ice cream, and the addition of olive oil really takes it over the…

Dairy Free Cream Stout Ice Cream

Finally, two of my favorite things meet in this stout ice cream. You may have noticed by now that I like beer, and that I love cooking with beer. While not unexpected in breads and savory dishes, beer desserts are a bit less common. I tend to bake with dark beers like stouts and porters…

Amazing Brunch Salad, New Shoes, and a 9 Mile Tempo Run

Some days, long, fast runs feel easy. Today, this was not the case. Its been a busy week, and a 9 mile tempo run sounded pretty daunting when I woke up. If I hadn’t been so excited to try out my new Saucony Guide 7‘s, I might have skipped it! Once I got started, the…