Something Sweet

Dark Chocolate, Pistachio, and Sea Salt Cookies

The ultimate combination. Don't be afraid to take these out of the oven a little early--they are incredibly soft and chewy! Dark Chocolate, Pistachio, and Sea Salt Cookies Makes 2 Dozen Cookies Ingredients: 1 […]

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Layer Cake

As the great Julia Child once said, any party without cake is just a meeting. Birthday celebrations are a wonderful excuse to try out a more labor-intensive, special occasion dessert […]

Blackberry Cobbler

Is there still time for one more summer berry recipe? Ah, who am I kidding? There's always time for cobbler! We take cobblers very seriously in my family, always with […]

Vanilla Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches with Blueberry Swirl

A delightful summer treat that is almost as pretty as it is delicious. The homemade sandwich layers taste like a softer version of graham crackers--and don't be afraid to be […]

Nutella Pretzel Brownies

If you’ve read the majority of my posts in my “Something Sweet” category, you may have realized that I am nuts for Nutella. Even an empty jar of Nutella is […]


During the second semester of my junior year at the University of Notre Dame, I studied abroad in London, England. I took full advantage of my time in Europe (and […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes

So the saying goes, ‘as American as red velvet cupcakes.’ Or something like that. This recipe resulted from a rainy Saturday spent watching my six-year old cousin. It was too cold […]

Creamy Dreamy Green Smoothie

Ever since I won a Magic Bullet at the senior all-night party following my high school graduation, my family has become quite the smoothie specialists. Bananas, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, mangoes, […]

Nutella-Stuffed Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt

I present to you perfection, in the form of a cookie. (As if you couldn't already tell from the title) Soft, chewy, melt-in-your mouth chocolate chip cookies, nuanced with the […]

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