Drinks & Desserts

Glass mug on a wooden coaster with foamy milk inside with cinnamon

Hot Milk and Honey Drink

My husband and I seem to go through phases with our favorite foods and drinks. We’ve gone through a tea phase and now we’re right smack in the middle of enjoying this Hot Milk and Honey Drink every night. Quiet nights-in are my favorite, but this drink makes it even […]

Brown sugar and cinnamon apple hand pies topped with ice cream

Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Apple Hand Pies

This recipe originated as a savory dish with a store-bought crust. I had a crust leftover from Thanksgiving, as well as leftover chicken and an appetite for buttery, flaky crust holding something delicious. I was so happy with the result that I started experimenting with the homemade crust and a […]

Stack of thin chocolate disks with various toppings

Chocolate Thins

These are the most unusual circumstances in which I have had to write. Usually, as the week begins, it is my quiet time to plan the week ahead of me. But this time, I realize, it is an unusually quiet time for lots of people. With entire countries being quarantined, […]

Heart shaped placemat with chocolate tarts topped with raspberry and salt

Perfect Valentine’s Day Dessert

Happy Valentine’s Day to you! I have always loved this day. Even before I met my husband, I always loved the day that celebrates love. Self-love, love for life, love of friends, families, pets, food… There are so many things to love! Now, this day is, naturally, more romantic to […]

Glass mug with hot apple cider next to

Hot Apple Cider

Last year, I was determined to have a really fun, memorable fall. Our summer went by way too fast and not too happily. So, I decided that the fall would make up for it. And it did! We did a lot of fall stuff, cooked a lot of fall stuff, […]

Wine glass with sparkling drink and raspberries, fresh lemons and limoncello pitcher

Limoncello Cocktail

Summer is not over yet, even though it may seem that way with stores filling up with Halloween and even Christmas stuff. Honestly, I got excited shopping for some fall themed tabletop pieces at Hobby Lobby. But the moment I stepped outside, I was met with bright sun and warm […]

pistachio covered round chocolate candies and cup of tea

Dried Apricot and Pistachio Bonbons

About 4 months ago I started learning French. It is something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time but only then decided to do. It’s been challenging at times (pronunciation, looking at you). But also – a lot of fun. One of the cutest words I’ve learned so […]

Bowl made of chocolate on a plate filled with mascarpone and berries

Limoncello Mascarpone in Chocolate Bowls

For me, this is the ultimate spring dessert! The Limoncello-Mascarpone part of this dessert is taken from here and it is absolutely perfect. I only change the berries to cream ratio and leave out the preserves. A few years ago I saw a then popular online video from an unknown […]