Tag Archives: chocolate

playing it safe: salted caramel chocolate chip cookie bars

sometimes we’re wrong about things & we know it. the instant pang of regret we feel after deftly delivering an unnecessarily low blow in the heat of an argument; the apprehensive renegotiation of space that occurs in our minds after … Continue reading

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perfectly baked brownies & other new year’s resolutions

i’m going to go ahead & assume that most normal people’s new year’s resolutions do not involve brownies. in this way, i am highly abnormal. while i didn’t technically come right out & resolve to make the perfect brownie in … Continue reading

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salted caramel pumpkin chocolate chip cookie bars &108 things i love in this moment

it’s fall in the midwest. is there anything better? the leaves are turning colors & crunching below our boot-clad feet, the afternoon sun is still warming even as it sets a little earlier than it did the month before, & … Continue reading

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my new favorite chocolate cake

at some point last week, i decided to go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. this is always a stupid idea. i always end up buying way more than i can eat. so, as a precautionary measure, i made myself … Continue reading

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vegan red wine chocolate cake

last friday’s girls’ night in would’ve been utterly incomplete without a decadent chocolate cake to go along with our red wine & movie of choice (up in the air, which i loved). since this is one of my favorite chocolate … Continue reading

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ice cream cone cupcakes

i made these irresistibly cute treats late wednesday night for my cousin’s birthday. i meant to make red velvet cupcakes, but i bought icing instead of food coloring by accident. i resorted to using a simple chocolate cake recipe with … Continue reading

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lunch with beth at mia & grace

something nice about being home is seeing friends you haven’t seen in awhile. tuesday morning i met beth, who was one of my best friends growing up, at a local coffee shop.  it was nice to catch up for hours over … Continue reading

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thanksgiving desserts: apple pie cookies & red wine chocolate cake

for thanksgiving, i went home to michigan. my mom has not one, but two amazing kitchens, so i knew from the outset that i was going to take advantage of at least one of them. ever since these apple pie cookies were … Continue reading

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