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Mini S’mores Pies

Mini S’mores Pies

Apparently last Monday was National S’mores Day. It seems there is a national day celebrating each and every kind of food that you can possibly imagine. This post is a bit late for this “holiday,” but better late than never, I guess. These mini s’mores pies were a big hit with Dustin after a long…

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Blueberry Lavender Crumb Cake

Blueberry Lavender Crumb Cake

Making a delicious crumb topping has never been a baking strength of mine, but I feel like I finally nailed it. This is my go-to crumb topping from now on. This cake is sweet enough to be a dessert, but could also be eaten for breakfast. We consumed it under both circumstances. I’m currently a bit…

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Levain Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

Levain Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

Levain Bakery’s massive chocolate chip walnut cookie was one of our must-haves when we visited New York a few years ago. It was almost delicious enough to convince me to go to Columbia for grad school instead of UCLA. A labmate of mine went to New York for a conference earlier this year and requested…

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Lavender Honey Ice Cream

Lavender Honey Ice Cream

Lavender honey ice is the perfect complement to a blackberry thyme crostata. There’s definitely a floral essence to the ice cream, but it’s not overwhelming. The flavor is beautiful in it’s simplicity, and it sure is a nice change of pace from your standard vanillas, chocolates, and strawberries. Even though it is simple and pairs…

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Blackberry Thyme Crostatas

Blackberry Thyme Crostatas

There is a Los Angeles chain that we might have mentioned before called Lemonade that serves fresh vegetable-focused dishes, and you guessed it, lemonade. But not just plain lemonades grace the menu. Blood orange, pineapple coriander, and watermelon rosemary are a few of the flavors to be had. Before we moved last year, Lemonade was…

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Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce

Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce

There’s a local ice cream shop called Coolhaus that creates really unique ice cream flavors including fried chicken and waffles (which we have tasted) to “Netflix” ice cream which consists of a white cheddar popcorn base and Doritos (we haven’t tried it). Not all of their flavors are quite that crazy, and you can even…

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Mezcal Margarita

Mezcal Margarita

Wow has this been the best cocktail discovery in our lives. We’re both huge margarita fans, so when we picked up a bottle of mezcal from our local liquor shop and were wondering what cocktail to craft with it, our minds turn there. Margaritas. Smoky and spicy, with a sweet lime finish, these are hard…

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Cannoli Ice Cream

Cannoli Ice Cream

Awhile back we bought a mozzarella and ricotta cheese making kit from Williams-Sonoma. It’s been sitting in the cabinet, but we finally made our own homemade cheese. I read mozzarella was more difficult, so for our first go around we made ricotta. We needed some uses for ricotta, both sweet (brioche toast with ricotta and nectarine…

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Tom Douglas Coconut Cream Pie

Tom Douglas Coconut Cream Pie

I made this stunning coconut cream (creme?) pie— the pictures really don’t do it justice— a few months back for our third anniversary. This is the dessert that we ate the night we got engaged during our visit to Seattle. I found the recipe not too long after that, and I’ve planned to make it…

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Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Strawberry Basil Lemonade

It’s been an incredibly long time since I’ve posted anything. Life just got busy. Currently I have 30 drafts of recipes that we made before this slump occurred, so it’s not for a lack of having something to write about or creativity, but writing for “fun” was really the last thing on my mind. Between…

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