No-Longer-Relevant Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Three months late, but these are some very good muffins.


Happy Birthday, Ryan! (um, Cupcakes!!)

It’s super hot in Los Angeles, so I crank up the oven and make Ryan a batch of chocolate cupcakes for his birthday. We feel sick.

Ode to a Dirty Peanut M&M

I buy plain M&M’s because I want more candy to eat, even though I’d prefer peanut M&M’s. My blood sugar and/or will power is put to the test when I meet the candy of my dreams on a flight home to Los Angeles.

Fathers’ Day Dinner in Miami

Back home in Miami for a few days to visit family. Fathers’ Day Dinner at our house. I also attempt to order a Porterhouse with the butter on the side! The irony.

Playing it Safe: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Well, I could have baked anything in the whole wide world. But I’m so interesting, I chose chocolate chip cookies!

Let Them Eat Muffin

You can bake your muffin, and eat it too! A healthier recipe for Apple Cinnamon Muffins that actually tastes good!

Black & White Cookies: KitchenAid Honeymoon Part 2

In this second installment of the KitchenAid Honeymoon, I consider the science of favoritism as it relates to what I baked on Sunday— Black and White Cookies!

The Frozen Oatmeal Cookie Redemption

Instead of trying to fall asleep, I enjoy several frozen oatmeal raisin cookies I had previously deemed awful. Oh, sweet redemption!

Dodgers 1, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies 0

A perfect weekend. It starts with compromised/over-baked oatmeal raisin cookies and ends with sushi. Plus, the Dodgers win and we pack little roast beef sandwiches for the game!

Bad Mango, Humble Dinner

Today was a sleepy, painful, sluggish day Today was rough on my body and my mind and my spirit.  Mom, don’t worry, I’m totally excellent and everything, just a little run down.  I guess I’m really used to Southern California being paradise, and there hasn’t been quite enough sunshine for me these past few days.  … Continue reading