Fig and Honey Tart

Some things I’ve really come to appreciate lately: 1. Trader Joe’s and their vast selection of appealing non-alcoholic beverages 2. The elephant slippers I got at the night market in Luang Prabang, Laos. We do not have a single square inch of carpeted floor in this house, so slippers […]

Pistachio Cake with Honey Vanilla Frosting

How to have an amazing 27th birthday weekend: 1. Start with a jazz concert on Friday night (CeU is a jazz singer from Brazil and she is incredibly talented…so is her band. I’ve never really listened that much to music like this before, but when someone at Mike’s work […]

Baklava Muffins

Growing up with parents who both had a pretty major sweet tooth, I got dessert for breakfast more than a lot of other kids I knew. Leftover pumpkin pie? Perfectly acceptable post-Thanksgiving breakfast. Beginning of strawberry season? Breakfast made the most of fresh berries with strawberry shortcake. These muffins […]

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