Pies & Tarts

Cranberry Apple Crumble Pie

As I have mentioned here before, I have always loved Christmas. I really like buying gifts, wrapping them beautifully, decorating the house, and baking and cooking delicious things. It’s never felt like a chore…until now. I finally understand why my mom was always so stressed this time of year! Having a small child to care…… Continue reading Cranberry Apple Crumble Pie

Cakes & Cupcakes · Egg-free

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

The stretch of time between the appearance of the first PSL (pumpkin spice latte) in September and Thanksgiving is pumpkin’s time to shine. I’ve written here before about the increased interest in other fall flavors, but pumpkin is still king. I know some people think pumpkin spice is “basic”, but I am not one of…… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

Cookies · Egg-free

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Discovering your child has food allergies is hard. As a new parent, I was aware food allergies were a possibility. I even know several people with allergies, so it was definitely front of mind. Yet it somehow seemed impossible that my baby would have any issues. I guess like any serious health condition, you feel…… Continue reading Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cakes & Cupcakes

Apple Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

I heard from a friend recently that maple might be the new pumpkin spice. It’s been reported in a few places that, while pumpkin spice is not necessarily finished, interest in maple is on the rise. It may be the new flavor that helps us get into a fall mood. I think that is great…… Continue reading Apple Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting