For my April skill of the month I took my mom to a pasta making class! I found a Groupon for a local shop that offers various cooking classes which made it a great price. Definitely check your local Groupon deals for cooking classes if you're interested! We learned how to make fettuccine with alfredo … Continue reading Pasta Making!
Can you believe we're halfway through March already? February went by so fast and now March is too. This month I didn't wait until the last day to complete my "learn a new skill" goal. Last weekend Steven (boyfriend), his sister, her boyfriend and I took a bread making class with Sour Flour at La … Continue reading March Skill: Bread Making!
I've been on a baking kick this month (and every other December) so i've been testing some new recipes. I searched on Pinterest for "pretty cookies" and came across this recipe for Melting Moments with raspberry buttercream on Pink Piccadilly Pastries. The recipe was easy and the cookies were simply delicious. I chose to chill … Continue reading Holiday Recipe: Melting Moments with Raspberry Buttercream
Gingerbread Men are my favorite holiday cookie! My mom and I used to make them when I was a kid, and over the past few years i've begun making them again. We use a recipe from this really old cookbook that is missing the binding and parts of the cover. But it must be the … Continue reading Holiday Recipe: Gingerbread Cookies
If you're like me, you've seen those beautiful iced cookies thought "I can do that!" Well, I can say I've almost done that, and it may be a while until I try it again. I won't say icing was a traumatic experience, but just getting the right consistency was difficult. I found Sweetopia on Instagram … Continue reading Holiday Recipe: Royal Icing
I love brunch and I wish I could eat it every day. I always tell people the reason I don't like eating breakfast is because it can never live up to brunch. But as fun as it is to go out for brunch, it can get pretty expensive. I've rounded up a few of my … Continue reading Get Your Brunch On
Happy Wednesday! This work week is seeming extra long after a 4-day week! Luckily i'm here to get you through the rest of the week with my favorite cookie recipe. This is actually the oatmeal raisin cookie recipe from Quaker Oats, but it's so much better as oatmeal chocolate chips cookies. I use an older … Continue reading Recipe: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
This past weekend, I challenged myself to FINALLY try making macarons. I looked for a recipe online and ended up picking this one from Food Network. I combined the recipe with some tips from this Tasty video I saw on Facebook: I followed the recipe from Food Network very closely, and just used the tasty … Continue reading My First Macarons!