I'm a self taught baker and food photographer and former architecuture wannabe turned publishing editor wannabe.  I'm still trying to figure out my role in this world, but all I know for sure is that it will involve good design and delicious food.

Red Velvet Crackle Cookies

Christmas is less than a week away and I can hardly believe it. It just crept up on me out of nowhere, and I'm entering a slight state of panic. The state where I feel like I'm close to finishing all my Christmas shopping, but it's really not quite done; the state where I'm still trying to figure out what to bake for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but I then realize that there is no way I'll have time to bake everything ....more

Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta

If I had to pick a non-chocolate dessert to eat for the rest of my lift (I say non-chocolate because a chocolate dessert will easily beat out any other), it would be panna cotta....more

Coconut Thumbprint Cookies, and the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

And it's time to wrap up this year's Food Blogger Cookie Swap! This is my second year participating, and I had just as much fun this time around as I did the first time. ...more

Sesame and Poppy Palmiers

I've loved palmiers for as long as I can remember. ...more

Rugelach with Raspberries and Walnuts

I don't think there's a cookie that I enjoy more than a well-made rugelach. Its only competition would probably be a freshly baked, still warm from the oven chocolate chip cookie, but aside from that, I can't think of a cookie I enjoy more. ...more

Cranberry and Pecan Praline Ice Cream

I know, I know, we're practically on the biggest foodie day of the whole entire year (it's the day after tomorrow and I STILL don't know what I'm baking up), and here I am, bringing you ice cream. ...more

My Favorite Apple Pie

I can hardly believe that Thanksgiving is less than a week away. ...more

Gluten-Free Honey Cornbread

Cornbread is one of those things that for some reason, I just always seem to forget about. ...more

Carrot-Cider Loaf Cake

My obsession with simple, everyday style cakes has been very well documented on this blog already, so I'll spare everyone the lengthy discussion. ...more

Thumbprint Cookies with Chocolate Ganache

This weekend was the first in a while where I was rudely reminded that winter is coming. ...more