Brown Butter Apple Bars

Brown Butter Apple Bars. A rich, buttery, cinnamon-kissed apple dessert that would be at home on a Thanksgiving table or on a cold fall day when you could use a comforting treat. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

It’s been a busy month for us. Our suitcases have gotten a workout. We moved and began to unpack. Two weeks later we packed our bags and headed to Vegas where Dan was attending a conference. Then we got home on Friday afternoon, hastily dumped the contents of our bags on the floor unpacked and […]

Continue reading →

Aperol Sour Cocktail #thirstythursdays

The Aperol Sour. A light and lovely tart brunch-friendly cocktail. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

For the month of October, it’s been #thirstythursdays on the blog. I’ve been featuring a drink recipe every Thursday. So far, I’ve written about the Bitter Giuseppe, a cocktail with Cynar and sweet vermouth, the Perfect Pear, a fruity sweet-tart cocktail using pear brandy, the Martinez cocktail, a well-balanced spirit-forward cocktail with Old Tom gin, and the […]

Continue reading →

Fall Cookbook Roundup


Well, we moved. All of the kitchen boxes are unpacked (finally!), but we’re still living in a pile of boxes. It takes so much energy to figure out where everything goes. I’ve been attempting to intuit homes for all of our possessions. Some are easy. The plates, clearly, go here. That’s the silverware drawer. But […]

Continue reading →