chocolate pistachio and ginger tart

Chocolate Crystalized Ginger and Pistachio Tart!

Every now and then, I feel like acting as if I am classy. (Be advised, it took everything in me to not write classy with a k.  Just a testament to the fact that classy, I am not.)   Not through what I wear or say or do, but with cuisine. More specifically, dessert. My […]

“Real” Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry-Strawberry Cheesecake! #cheesecake

The other week I had the great honor of attending BlogHer Food ’14 in Miami, Florida.  I have to tell you, I had so much fun.  While I had mentally chalked it up to a ‘work’ trip, in the end more time was spent smiling and laughing than working. One thing I did while there […]

Red Velvet Cake with Peppermint Whipped Cream

Red Velvet Cake Covered in Rich Chocolate Ganache and Topped with Peppermint Whipped Cream #cake #Christmas

This cake is basically a wintery version of my Chocolate Pumpkin Cake.  I have been wanting to do another version of that cake for a year now, and this seemed like the perfect way to do it. Other than the flavors, I did a couple things different with this cake. First I baked two full […]

Crispy Chocolate Caramel Cake

Slice of a cake inspired by "100 GRAND" Candy Bar

This cake is completely inspired by a “100 Grand” candy bar. Its a caramel cake drenched in caramel icing.  Rice Krispies cover the cake which is then covered in milk chocolate ganache. Its pretty darn sweet. I might so bold as to even say its the sweetest cake I have ever concocted.  Which is kinda […]