byrne and carlson

Northeast Chocolate Tour V1.0

A couple weekends ago, my Dad arrived via Amtrak from MN to embark on our annual father, daughter chocolate tour. It coincidentally happens at the perfect time of year when the weather is still cold even though I’m so over winter and the chocolate shops are all gearing up for …

brownie mint chip ice cream

Single Girl Diet

Mr. R has been in the great (and warmer) state of Texas for a week now at SXSW. For the second year in a row, I keep thinking how unfair his proximity to the Jeni’s ice cream truck is. This thought subsequently reminds me of how unfair it is that …

choquettes

A Lazy Weekend Breakfast

I’ve been eager to write this post since I started this blog; but It’s been over a year now, so what gives? …

cranberries

One Recipe, Two Ways

Mr. R and I have been in Boston a little more than three months now and are slowly breaking in our new …

apples

Take me out to the orchard!

You probably don’t need me to tell you it’s apple season. Apples are my favorite; they probably account for the largest single …

Apple Brioche Bread Pudding and Caramel Sauce

Title To Be Determined…

I’ve been procrastinating. Last Friday, the bed didn’t get made until 3:30, lunch wasn’t eaten until 4, and that doctor’s appointment I …

slice and bake cookies

Settling in

Jamaica Plain is beginning to feel like home. It’s a long process that has included too many trips to IKEA, 4 hours …