Chocolate Hazelnut Parfait

Last weekend our friends invited us over for dinner, so I offered to bring dessert. The Pilot wanted chocolate peanut butter cupcakes, let’s just say I am terrible at making cakes from scratch; Little secret: I always use box mix whenever I need to make a cake or cupcakes. See I am human too! I… Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Parfait

Weeknight Dinners

Deep-Dish Pizza ~ Sausage & Brussels Sprouts

Friday night’s are usually designated to pizza night in our house. We would normally do a simple round pie using our go-to dough recipe. But this deep-dish pizza recipe was a game changer. Once I told my husband Mike aka “The Pilot” we were having turkey sausage and brussels sprouts pizza for dinner, you had to… Continue reading Deep-Dish Pizza ~ Sausage & Brussels Sprouts

Cookie Loca

Happy Cake Cookies!

I think my biggest request for cookies are for birthdays. This category was probably the first ones I have ever sold (well mostly gifted! But, hey it’s good practice). The cookies on the left were for a Tangled themed party. At that point I never saw the movie, now it is on repeat in my… Continue reading Happy Cake Cookies!

Cookie Loca

“I Make Cookies!”

Back in 2007, I was working as an event assistant in Manhattan and one of our clients wanted custom logo cookies for their event that we were producing. This is where my love of cookie decorating began. As I was researching I came across Eleni’s Cookies and I was absolutely inspired. I wanted to know exactly how… Continue reading “I Make Cookies!”


My Go-To Pizza Dough Recipe

Since moving away from New York, it has been harder and harder to find good pizza! This desperate search has forced us to make our own, since buying store bought dough isn’t even an option. My husband, Mike came across this Peter Reinhart’s dough recipe, and we have been using it ever since. We find that… Continue reading My Go-To Pizza Dough Recipe