Celebrating a New Year with Champagne Mousse

So many reasons to celebrate this new year with an elegant and festive champagne mousse. Some are small reasons (I bought a new cat-print dress) and some are big reasons (I graduated pastry school!) Kelly Poindexter, the pastry chef…no, no scratch that – the world’s BEST pastry chef! Hey, a girl can dream, no? So,…

Women who inspire me and their recipes

Everyone loves their grandma, there’s no denying that. Their cooking is always the best, they know exactly what to say to cheer us up, grandmas and they are sweetest and cutest people we know. Luckily, I’ve been blessed with a fantastic grandma. You see, my grandma is not a typical grandma. She is a cool grandma. She…

Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe

A few months ago, I tried my hand at making these amazing salty, chewy caramels from David Lebovitz. It was my first time making candy and even *gasp* using a candy themometer! Which really can be quite scary and takes a lot of practice balancing between a themometer, spatula and boiling pot of sugar. The…

I <3 Boston

Dreaming of Boston… I <3 lobster bakes I <3 Boston cream pie I <3 Boston streets I <3 fall in Boston I <3 Boston brick I <3 Boston