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Dessert

Irish Whiskey Crème Brûlée {Chef CollaBREWation #1}

Irish Whiskey Crème Brûlée {Chef CollaBREWation #1}

I have the most exciting news for you, my beer and food loving friend! Over the next few months, my good friend and mentor Chef Dan Higgins and I will be collaBREWating on some absolutely amazing recipes. Basically, he’ll teach, we’ll cook, and I’ll write […]

Spent Grain Brown Butter Banana Bread

Spent Grain Brown Butter Banana Bread

So much alliteration and deliciousness. You’re going to die. In a good way. Ever since we brewed our RyePA a few weeks ago, my friend Sarah and I have been on kind of a spent grain recipe bender. This is a good thing, because as […]

Individual Strawberry Rhubarb (Cardamom) Crumbles

Individual Strawberry Rhubarb (Cardamom) Crumbles

Wandering around my most favorite local market always gives me so much inspiration (and NO it is not Trader Joe’s, but good guess). This time, I discovered some absolutely gorgeous rhubarb at Daisy Mae’s at Findlay Market. It was just too pretty to put down. I mean, seriously?

Apple Galette with Vanilla Bourbon Caramel Sauce (otherwise known as crazy easy recipe using frozen puff pastry)

Apple Galette with Vanilla Bourbon Caramel Sauce (otherwise known as crazy easy recipe using frozen puff pastry)

I have seen so many puff pastry Pinterest “pins” that I just had to get in on the action. PLUS OMG THEY SELL IT FROZEN AT TJ’s! Whew, sorry. I’m a little excited. The hubs loves him a fruit dessert, so I thought I’d throw […]

Dark Chocolate Vanilla Porter BACON Cupcakes

Dark Chocolate Vanilla Porter BACON Cupcakes

Please forgive me for this. These are dark chocolate, vanilla porter, BACON cupcakes (adapted from a recipe of someone who knows a lot more about baking than I – thanks Delly). I’m really not much of a baker. My need to improvise/tinker just doesn’t correlate […]