Black Bottom Chocolate and Vanilla Creme Brûlée for Valentine’s Day

February 11th, 2015 · 27 Comments · Chocolate, Custards, Recipes

Chocolate vanilla creme brulee

It’s our third Valentine’s Day as parents. (I almost wrote second but I did some counting back and corrected myself – parenthood does a number on your math skills and sense of time!) We should be experienced hands at juggling life and baby and dog and us, right? Sort of? We did remember to make dinner reservations in time this year instead of making a panicked realization a week before to look up what places still had tables open. And I finished all of Isabelle’s valentines for daycare a week in advance, so I almost feel like I’m winning at being organized, for this brief blissful moment.


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S’mores Crème Brûlée for a Sweet Start to the Year

January 4th, 2013 · 15 Comments · Chocolate, Custards, Recipes

Smores Creme Brulee on

Happy 2013! Remember how in my last post I was mentioning that everything I do these days happens a little later than I originally planned? Yep…well, it’s four days into the new year but I can still send out wishes and good thoughts, can’t I?


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