How to Make Macarons

Here it is! A tutorial on how to make macarons.

light macarons

I was originally drawn to macarons because of their beauty . . . and because I wanted a challenge. It’s easy to be intimidated by these gems, but hopefully I can help unpack the mystery behind them!… Read More

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

When I was growing up, my parents would always have a box of chocolates and a card waiting for my sister and I on Valentine’s morning.

Therefore, I decided to do the same for my roommate this morning 🙂

I did, of course, buy the chocolate knowing that she would be obliged to share with yours truly 🙂

I honestly love any excuse to eat chocolate and cook, so last night we had some girlfriends over for a potluck-style dinner, since it’s Valentine’s weekend and all.… Read More

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{Heart Shaped} Frittatas

I know you’re wondering . . . what is a frittata?

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It’s basically a crustless quiche – eggs and mix-ins that are baked together for a healthy, protein-full breakfast.

I love frittatas because they are so easy. You can make them in the beginning of the week and eat a serving every morning for a quick breakfast.… Read More

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Salted Caramel Brownies

I recently took a trip to Charlotte with three of my girlfriends to visit an old co-worker and dear friend. It turned out to be a “girls weekend” that was long overdue, I think!

The weekend revolved around hitting some key spots – Ikea of course, along with some great food finds.Read More

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Biscoff Frosting

Confession: I may slightly love Biscoff.

(When I say slightly, I mean I have dreams about it)

I love biscoff

What is Biscoff, you ask? It is a European cookie that is similar to gingerbread, and is known to Delta passengers. In fact, it’s the main reason I chose Delta on a flight this summer.… Read More

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What goes into a cake?

People often ask me, “How long did that take?” or “What goes into making a cake?”

Before I entered the decorating world, I had no idea about the extensive process that is behind each cake.

I will say that a “simple” buttercream cake (meaning, just iced with maybe “Happy Birthday” written on top and a simple border) takes at least 5 hours of active work.… Read More

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