Dessert First + Alessi: Raspberry Hazelnut Frangipane Tartlets

  raspberry frangipane tartlets and petnic It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, and I hope you all have picnics and barbecues and welcome-to-summer festivities awaiting you! In honor of the holiday, I thought this new piece from Alessi’s spring/summer collection, PetNic, fit the summer theme perfectly....

A Valentine from Me and Driscoll’s

Three weeks into motherhood and I’ve noticed how time has taken on a particularly elastic quality. I spend literally the entire day at home: I’ll go through several rinse-and-repeat cycles of feeding, changing, and lulling baby to sleep, and yet somehow it’s always a surprise to look outside and see the sky darkening already. Has […]...

1 + 1 =

Things have slowed down here a bit here lately on the site. The reasons are myriad: summer vacation distractions, working on sated magazine issue #2, but really there’s one main reason I haven’t been able to show up as often as I like. I’ll let Snickers help me make the announcement:...

Prepare to Get Sated

Dear readers, It’s been a little while since my last cookbook was published. Some of my friends have been asking me what my next project would be, and I’m so excited to finally be able to announce it to the world: I have been collaborating with Stephanie of the beautiful Desserts for Breakfast to create […]...

Raspberry Cocoa Nib Coffee Cake

Thanks to everyone who entered the Daily Gourmet/NewTree giveaway! The five winners are: Michelle, Jessica, Jessicah89, Debbie, and Kristin! Congrats to you all! We had company last week: my brother-in-law had the honor of being our first houseguest to use our (finally)properly fitted out second bedroom. (Previous guests enjoyed the luxury of our living room […]...