My ideas for cooking come from all over, and I’m inspired by family, professionals, and the things I see around me. I obsessively collect cookbooks, and talk about Ina Garten at least once a day, so a lot of what I make at first is adapted from what I find elsewhere, but that’s okay because this is a learning journey for all of us! Any recipes that I post about can be found here, happy cooking!



Almond Paste-Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Pastry Cream

Almond Sheet Cake with Your New Favorite Frosting.

Blueberry Slab Pie

Cinnamon Birthday Cake (with Marzipan Succulents!)

Cinnamon-Cardamom Buns

Classic Cream Puffs

Creme Brûlée with Rhubarb Coulis

Dark Chocolate Cake with Blood Orange Buttercream

Fresh Fruit Tart

Lemon Meringue Pie (with a broiled top because my dumb torch didn’t have butane)

Maple Macarons

New York Cheesecake with Roasted Blueberry Sauce

Passionfruit Macarons

Rhubarb Snacking Cake

“St. Patrick’s Day” (Sort-Of) Scones with Cinnamon-Honey Butter

Strawberry (and Rhubarb) Shortcakes

Tart Cherry Clafoutis

Tea Time Madeleines

Triple Berry (Accidental Cherry) Pie

Valentine’s Day (Or Any Holiday Or Every Day) Sugar Cookies


Baked Meatballs with Cheesy Parmesan Polenta

Beef Bourguignon

Death by Baked Gnocchi (and Garlic Bread)

Fettuccine Alfredo with Homemade Pasta

French Onion Soup with Gruyere Toasts

Fried Polenta Cakes with Spicy Tomato-Kale Sauce and an Olive Oil Fried Egg

Penne alla Vodka

The Best Minestrone Soup Ever.

Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Caper Brown Butter Sauce and Roasted Vegetables