Snapshots: Cake Tasting

We are finally in less than one year stretch and still doing things ridiculously ahead of time.  We headed down to Orange County this past weekend to visit a friend who just moved back from Hawaii, and conveniently, she lives 15 minutes from our wedding venue.  We decided to take the opportunity to schedule not … Continue reading Snapshots: Cake Tasting


Chocolate Mousse Pie with Phyllo Crust

Around the holiday season, a lot people put the emphasis on the main course or finding the perfect easy, yet satisfying appetizer; whereas, for me it’s all about dessert. The more the merrier, the more complicated, the more impressive, and the better the table photographs… Am I right or am I right? I absolutely love … Continue reading Chocolate Mousse Pie with Phyllo Crust

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

One of my most vivid memories from my childhood is from a beach bbq my mom hosted when I was around eight years old. I had a desire to be in the kitchen and loved box cake mixes. For this particular party, I convinced my mom to let me buy a devil’s food cake mix, … Continue reading Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

Blueberry Crumble Cake

A couple weeks ago for the USC at Notre Dame Football game, my good friend hosted a Kegs & Egg tailgate party complete with a serve yourself Benedict Bar. First of all, if you’re a sane member of humanity, Benedict is the best and obviously your favorite egg breakfast option on any brunch menu anywhere … Continue reading Blueberry Crumble Cake

Peach Cobbler

I’ve been at my current company for over a year now, and one of the first requests I received when my co-workers found out that I like to bake was for a peach cobbler. It’s important to note, that while I love baking, I have actually never baked a cobbler, until now. When it came … Continue reading Peach Cobbler