Vanilla Bean Coconut Popsicles

Vanilla Bean Coconut Popsicles. A rich, creamy, coconutty, vanilla-bean flecked frozen treat that's so simple to make. Low in sugar and dairy free. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

When one of your best friends from college has spent most of her life in the intervening years in various countries halfway around the globe,┬áthe bad part is that you hardly ever get to see her. The silver lining (other than the part where she pretty much gets to live her dream) is that when […]

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Compost Cookies from Momofuku Milk Bar

Compost Cookies. Another genius dessert from Momofuku Milk Bar. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

For the last few months, more of my life than I would like to admit has been consumed with managing our dog, Inka. She’s a sweet pup, but so many little things common to city living scare her. Construction season has started, along with lawn-mowing season, motorcycle season, thunderstorm season, and kids-running-around-outside season. (And we […]

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Passion Fruit Lime Bavarian

Passion Fruit Lime Bavarian. Olive Oil Chiffon Cake Soaked with Lime Syrup, Filled with Passion Fruit Bavarian Cream, Topped with Whipped Cream. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

We’re in the middle of a good old fashioned spring thunder storm. The kind where the rain pelts the windows, the sky stays relentlessly gray, and the day is punctuated with loud claps of thunder. This is the first heavy rain we’ve had since we got our new dog, and, amazingly, she is not currently […]

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Trompe L’Oeil Eggs and Toast

Trompe L'Oeil Eggs and Toast. Lemon pudding "eggs" with lemon curd yolks and fennel seed cake "toasts". From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

For a number of years in my late twenties and early thirties, Dan and I and a group of friends took turns hosting fortnightly dinner parties where we cooked a meal and played board games and enjoyed each other’s company. (We also passed around an infamous set of poorly made, tangled chimes that had originally […]

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