Archive for the ‘Desserts’ Category

Sugar cookies have always been a big part of my life, most specifically at Christmas time since they were a staple on the cookie platters we gave to other families in our neighborhood as gifts.  But as a little girl I was in love with the Publix bakery sugar cookies.  I’d purposely go grocery shopping […]

A few weeks ago we celebrated my friend April’s 27th birthday!  April and I have had many conversations about her past birthdays and the requirement of a chocolate chip cookie cake to make the day.  At first I thought I would just make a batch of chocolate chip cookie dough, bake it in a jelly […]

Mango Sorbet


Wow!  It’s been far too long since I have made something that is blog worthy.  Lately, my days consist of studying for my upcoming board exam and very little adventurous cooking.  I am quite sure you already know how to make Kraft mac-and-cheese and there’s no need to blog about the blue box.  But I […]

I’ve never been a big fan of cheesecake but this recipe may in fact convert me!  I will however give you this warning: DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT make this cheesecake unless you have a rather hungry crowd of friends to share it with.  Not only will they love you but your hips […]



I had high expectations for these cookies, since I love, love, love oreos.  I was slightly disappointed by the taste of the filling, a little to buttery for my liking.  I did however, enjoy the chocolate wafer cookie.  They would defiantly be great with ice-cream or frozen yogurt filling.  On my next attempt with these […]

Kyle the chocoholic loves soufflé, so when we began dating I was determined to learn to make it.  My prior go to soufflé recipe came from Martha Stewart, it’s really tasty but has a few more steps than I would like.  I have been on the hunt for a new recipe for the last couple […]

Strawberry Tart


  Fruit tarts have to be one of my favorite desserts; they remind me of the weeks I spent in France during high school.  Oh, those were the days….apple tarts, raspberry tarts, mixed fruit tarts….you can see where this is going.  A few weeks ago I had one of my med-school friends over to study […]