Salted Double Chocolate Peanut Cookies

Something is making me sneeze. Perhaps it is theĀ colossal pollen eruption that took over my neighborhood: Or maybe it has to do with this new family member: Here’s another photo, because one is just not enough: One thing for sure is that these scrumptious things are so amazing that I would be willing to sneezeContinue reading “Salted Double Chocolate Peanut Cookies”

Mamma Maria, Boston

For Mother’s Day, I treated my mom to a wine tasting tour of the North End. My whole family ended the tour with a spectacular dinner at Mamma Maria, which is one of my parent’s favorite restaurants. This was my first visit and from the impeccable service, to the fabulous food, I can’t wait toContinue reading “Mamma Maria, Boston”

Blueberry Peach Muffins

I love peach crumble: buttery, cinnamon-sugary, fruity bites. Add blueberries to that, put the batter in a muffin tin and sprinkle with a little more cinnamon-sugar and these babies are born. I added a simple streusel topping (combine 1/4 cup of brown sugar with 1 tablespoon of soft butter and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon), whichContinue reading “Blueberry Peach Muffins”

S’mores Rice Krispie Treats

It’s starting to feel a bit like summer. And by this, I mean I am boggled down with projects, papers, exams, and stress. Summer is long walks in the woods with bug-spray amply applied, trips to Maine for fresh lobster, weekends spent on the beach, thunderstorms rattling the house, humidity blowing up my hair, breathingContinue reading “S’mores Rice Krispie Treats”

Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

One morning when I was little, I awoke with hives from an allergic reaction. This occurred right before a trip to the dentist to get several molars pulled. I desperately wanted to jump out of the chair in the dental office in order to scratch my skin, but instead I got injected with novocaine, temporarilyContinue reading “Raspberry Oatmeal Bars”

Cinnamon Donut Muffins

I’m in charge of bringing breakfast into my Creative Writing class tomorrow. Typically students bring in Dunkin’ Donut munchkins. I’m taking it up a notch by making my own version. And these areĀ better. Dipped in butter and rolled in cinnamon and sugar, these are to die for. The inside is dense, moist, and full ofContinue reading “Cinnamon Donut Muffins”