Tag Archives: Easter

sweet tooth. [white chocolate bars w. ritz, peanut butter & marshmallow fluff]

March 25th, 2015 by | comments


I had the pleasure of working with Chocoley again (an online provider of high quality chocolate ingredients), who generously sent me some of its gourmet white chocolate and festive sprinkles to create a sweet Easter treat. I decided to make these ridiculously easy and delicious white chocolate bars, and I must warn you, they’re extremely addicting!!

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sharing is caring. [chewy lemon sugar cookies]

April 17th, 2014 by | comments


I love lemon–especially when used in desserts. I was craving a lemon treat the other night, so I decided to make these lemon sugar cookies. The texture of the cookie was perfect–slightly crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Of course the cookies were unbelievably addicting, so I shared them with friends and co-workers. That way, I didn’t eat the entire batch!

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speak of the devil. [avocado deviled eggs & grandma’s traditional deviled eggs]

April 12th, 2012 by | comments


I know I’m late to the game since I didn’t post this deviled egg recipe on Easter, but nonetheless, here it is now. :) My family doesn’t do Easter baskets, egg hunts, etc. anymore, so my mom and I figured we’d be somewhat festive by whipping up some deviled eggs.

We’d never added avocado to the filling before, so we wanted to give it a try. Though the avocado flavor was subtle, it was recognizable–and delicious! Of course, traditional deviled eggs never fail, so we used my grandma’s recipe for the rest of the eggs.

If you’re looking for more deviled egg inspiration, head over to Egg Me On.

Hope everyone has a great weekend. I’ll be spending the weekend in the desert at Coachella. Crossing my fingers it doesn’t end up raining!

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spring things. [pork tenderloin w. grilled pineapple salsa]

April 9th, 2012 by | comments

Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter! I spent the weekend at home with my family–my oldest brother, Andy, was even able to fly in from Atlanta. We had a delicious brunch on Sunday at the country club, then went home to soak up some sun by the pool. You could say I resemble a lobster right now.

Since my brother, Matt, had to work on Easter, we had a family dinner on Saturday night. We ate this pork tenderloin with grilled pineapple salsa, and Andy made these unbelievable Brussels sprouts cooked in bacon grease and topped with bacon crumbles and golden raisins. Now that’s one way to get me to eat Brussels sprouts! I wasn’t able to snap a photo since we gobbled them up so quickly, but I’m sure I’ll make them soon. :)

Petting zoo at the country club. Couldn’t resist.

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eggtastic. [mini Easter egg cakes w. lemon curd filling]

April 25th, 2011 by | comments

Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter! I spent the entire day with my family, enjoying a delectable brunch at our country club and then relaxing at home.

Naturally, I had an urge to bake, so I made Martha Stewart’s recipe for these adorable mini Easter egg cakes. Instead of using a glaze, as suggested in the recipe, I decided to make a frosting. I figured this would guarantee a thorough coating of the cakes and would give them a stark white color to resemble an egg.

Not only were the cakes adorable, but they were delicious–especially with the lemon curd filling, or shall I say egg yolk.

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