Fruity Pebbles Ice Cream

Fruity Pebbles. Units of colorful puffs. Elements of fruity flavor. The flavor of my childhood. Sickly sweet. How could this pass as an appropriate breakfast? I’m not complaining, just asking. This ice cream transports me back to those times. Times when I would wake up 15-minutes before I had to go to school; rushing to […]

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Oreo Cheesecake Bars

If I could describe myself as a dessert, I would say I am a cheesecake. A cheesecake is simple — only needing a couple of ingredients. Cream cheese, eggs, sugar, etc. and there you go. A cheesecake is flexible. Don’t love Oreos? Add strawberry jam instead. Not a fan of that either? Don’t add any […]

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Neapolitan Cookies

This recipe is from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Three colors. Three flavors. Three experiences. The number three is weird. We separate phone numbers in three. We say statements like “third times a charm.” We count to three before we open a tight jar (I can’t be the only one who has trouble opening jars of strawberry […]

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

You may already know this, but I love desserts. Like, a lot. I am the happiest version of myself when I’m in the kitchen, around chocolate chips, surrounded by flour and sugar, etc. Life is good. My love for dessert runs so deep that growing up I would eat a chocolate Nutella sandwich for lunch […]

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Jam Thumbprint Cookies

There are a few things in life that I believe truly go together. Hot chocolate and cold winter nights, cream cheese frosting and red velvet cake, the Grease soundtrack and long road trips, etc. What makes these items work so well together? Memories. There is no “rule book” that states that these items are meant […]

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Black and White Banana Bread {Marble}

When I was applying to college in the summer of 2016, I wrote one of my admissions essays on my love for baking. I remember reading the words “unique” and “interests” and all I could think of was baking. My unique interest is baking. Yes. Today was another Saturday away from my family as I […]

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Brookies {Brownies + Cookies}

Baking memories are my absolute favorite childhood memories. When I was little, my mom would bake brownies and let me lick the bowl. Life was so simple. Go to school, come home, eat dinner — repeat. I remember when my weekends were full of piano lessons, family dinners, and Sunday school lectures. Nothing really mattered. […]

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