Almond Budino Babies

This dessert is my new obsession y’all. I originally fell in love with it when I first had it at a restaurant in Charleston called Indaco. It was part of the group that I worked for while I was down there and they always took such good care of me and one night sent out […]

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Christmas CRACKers

Please note I am not held responsible or legally liable for any addiction that is formed from making these crackers. I won’t even tell you how good they are so it can’t be used against me when you end up in rehab for a cracker addiction. I’m just going to leave the recipes here for […]

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Olive You, Pita Pocket

One of my favorite ways to cook is when you’ve already made a bunch of odds and ends and they happen to come together nicely and you fool everyone into thinking it was entirely intentional. This is that. Notes: If you actually want to make your own pita bread, feed your dry active yeast with […]

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Limoncello Cheesecake

I feel personally victimized by cheesecake. It knew I was nervous to make one for the first time. In all fairness, I listened to my sweet husband who hasn’t cooked a single meal since we got married 2 years ago. Let me set the stage… ugh, so stupid. Okay, so I made a big batch […]

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Le Calabash Petit Conservatoire de la Cuisine

An internship is required for every culinary school student at Johnson & Wales University. I got to complete my internship in the Loire Valley of France, about 2 hours by train, southwest of Paris. It’s as dreamy and French out there as it sounds. Let me paint a picture. Surrounded by sunflower fields, lie two […]

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