Category Archives: Recipes

Banana Cupcakes with Biscoff Frosting

I have envisioned Biscoff (or Spekuloos spread) in so many possible creations. This particular pairing—banana and Biscoff—came from my roommate’s sister-in-law. I absolutely love the combination of banana and caramel or toffee (anyone know where to find good Banoffee in … Continue reading

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Nutella Oatmeal Cream Pies

These were originally just going to be Nutella Oatmeal cookies. Shannon had some bloggers over to her place for a cookie swap this past weekend and I debated for days what to make. After taking inventory of my ingredients, I … Continue reading

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Cherry Almond Biscotti

I’ve long been a fan of dried cherries. They’re plump, sweet, and nicely chewy. It might not sound like a ringing endorsement, but their texture has always reminded me of gummy fruit snacks that I ate when I was little. … Continue reading

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Cabbage With Tomatoes, Bulgur and Chickpeas

Though I am a fan of good old blogs for finding recipe inspiration, another favorite source of mine is the Recipes for Health column written by Martha Rose Shulman which appears in the Health section of the New York Times … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I had been meaning to try out a recipe from the Flour Bakery cookbook ever since it came out last year, so when I was also struck with a craving for oatmeal raisin cookies last week, I turned to Flour’s … Continue reading

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Candy Bar Brownies

I quite like this pattern I have gotten into of football and chocolate desserts on Sunday afternoons. But of course leave it to me to get into football just as the season is coming to a close. Though I suppose … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Pea and Sweet Potato Soup

I eat lentils almost every day. Lentils are great and all, but I eat them so often more out of convenience (they are small and cook quickly without needing to be soaked) rather than for my undying love for them. … Continue reading

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