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

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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

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

Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

While I can’t argue that apple pie is about as American of a dessert as it comes, when I think of the good old US of A as a sweet treat, I picture ooey gooey fresh out of the oven chocolate chip cookies. You know the ones your mom just happened to whip up out … Continue reading Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies