Tag: Dessert

Eat ALL things, NOW!

Today marks my 13th day on my first ever Whole 30. I’m almost there – 17 more days until I can re-introduce the “bad” foods. However, today, I feel like a hunger monster. Last night I dreamt about eating gobs and gobs of chocolates. This morning I wanted pancakes, french toast, and strawberry nutella crepes… To fight off the temptation… Read more →

Going ‘Whole 30’

Don’t take this as me falling on the bandwagon of clean eating. To be fair and honest, I don’t eat a lot of processed foods and try my best to make my own meals. It started about 4 years ago when I was complaining a lot about stomach aches, bloating, and discomfort. So for Lent, I gave up red meat… Read more →

Andrea’s Cake

I’m not a professional baker… I don’t have any training whatsoever… I am just a bonafide true admirer of the Cooking Channel and Food Network. When I get that baking or cooking bug, I peruse the interwebs and concoct some version of 20 various recipes into one, until I come up with something I like and love. Most times I… Read more →

Pumpkin Bread

Mmhmm. Tis the season of the Pumpkin, which also means it’s the season for my pumpkin bread. D loves this bread. I have to stock up on pumpkin puree at Costco. Yup, he loves it that much. I also enjoy this bread. It definitely feels like Fall when you bake it. Our entire apartment fills with warmth and spice. Absolutely… Read more →

German Chocolate Cake

Each year I make THE most decadent cake for Derek’s birthday – German Chocolate Cake. Now this cake is definitely a labor of love. It takes a whole day to make because of the various steps – baking the cake, making the filing, and making the frosting. It’s a three step process, but it’s well worth it. Once you make… Read more →

Vanilla Frosting

Georgetown Cupcakes’ Vanilla Frosting AHA! I’ve got it. I’ve found it. I’m sharing it. And you need to make it. My first years living in DC, I was hooked on the cupcake craze and dying to get some from Georgetown Cupcakes. Back then it was just a small shop in the quintessential tourist trap of DC. Today it’s still a… Read more →