Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

If there’s one thing I love, it’s banana bread. I make it all the time! And it probably goes without saying that bananas and chocolate is a classic and perfect pairing. So I came up with this chocolate chip banana bread recipe, which I thin…

If there’s one thing I love, it’s banana bread. I make it all the time! And it probably goes without saying that bananas and chocolate is a classic and perfect pairing. So I came up with this chocolate chip banana bread recipe, which I think is the ideal blend of the two flavors. Chocolate chips…

Broccoli Pasta

We love making pasta, especially on busy weeknights. A few favorites include: pasta primavera, cacio e pepe, 5-ingredient spinach parmesan pasta, lemon spaghetti, and chicken penne pasta. We also LOVE this easy Broccoli Pasta recipe. It takes less than…

We love making pasta, especially on busy weeknights. A few favorites include: pasta primavera, cacio e pepe, 5-ingredient spinach parmesan pasta, lemon spaghetti, and chicken penne pasta. We also LOVE this easy Broccoli Pasta recipe. It takes less than 30 minutes to make and uses basic ingredients. It’s a staple dinner at our house and…

9 Valentine’s Day Cocktails We Simply Adore

No matter what your plans are for Valentine’s Day this year, pouring a drink or two might be on the menu for the evening. Popping open some bubbles or a bottle of wine is always a safe bet, but if you’re looking to shake up something a little extra-spe…

No matter what your plans are for Valentine's Day this year, pouring a drink or two might be on the menu for the evening. Popping open some bubbles or a bottle of wine is always a safe bet, but if you're looking to shake up something a little extra-special, consider a cocktail.

From festive martinis to berry-hued sips that nod to the holiday's signature shade—here are 9 of our favorite Valentine's Day cocktails, including a few non-alcoholic options, that look and taste impressive.

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14 Valentine’s Day Cocktails You’ll Love

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Chocolate Banana Baked Oatmeal

I am on a major baked oatmeal kick. It’s easy to make, cozy, comforting, and delicious! Plus, it’s perfect for meal prepping. A few of my favorites include: classic baked oatmeal, blueberry maple, peanut butter banana, and apple cinnamon. A…

I am on a major baked oatmeal kick. It’s easy to make, cozy, comforting, and delicious! Plus, it’s perfect for meal prepping. A few of my favorites include: classic baked oatmeal, blueberry maple, peanut butter banana, and apple cinnamon. Another favorite is my chocolate zucchini baked oatmeal which tastes like my chocolate zucchini bread. Well,…

Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée

This salted caramel crème brûlée recipe is easy to make with a few basic ingredients and features a delicious salted caramel custard with a crispy, crackly sugar topping. Easy to prep up to 3 days in advance if you’d like! I’ve been dusting off my trusty little kitchen torch to do lots of brûléeing this […]

This salted caramel crème brûlée recipe is easy to make with a few basic ingredients and features a delicious salted caramel custard with a crispy, crackly sugar topping. Easy to prep up to 3 days in advance if you’d like!

I’ve been dusting off my trusty little kitchen torch to do lots of brûléeing this holiday season. And I have to say, it’s been so much fun. ♡

Custards such as classic French crème brûlée (or the local favorite here in Barcelona, crema catalana) have long been some of my favorite make-ahead desserts for easy entertaining. But when you add in the extra 5 minutes to sprinkle some sugar on top and torch it to crispy, crackly, caramelized perfection just before serving, it instantly kicks everything up a fun and fancy notch. And of course, tastes heavenly!

Well lately, I’ve been experimenting with taking the caramel-love one step further by also caramelizing the sugar traditionally used in the base of classic crème brûlée, which adds an extra layer of nutty, sweet, irresistible richness to custard. And when combined with a hint of vanilla, sea salt, cream, and then topped with brûléed sugar, this dessert is a caramel lover’s dream come true.

It’s so lovely, flavorful, and decadent. And it’s also surprisingly easy to make with just 6 simple ingredients! Definitely a great dessert for easy entertaining, since the custards need to be made and chilled at least a few hours in advance. So you can enjoy your meal, then slip out for a quick 5 minutes to use your kitchen torch (or the broiler on your oven) to brûlée the topping, and watch as everyone cracks into a perfectly crispy topping and savor each and every bite. Even the custard-wary friends of ours have absolutely raved about this dessert, so I hope yours will enjoy it too!

Alright, let’s make some crème brûlée.

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a classic. I love this classic recipe, but I also love brown butter chocolate chip cookies, salted malted chocolate chip cookies, pudding chocolate chip cookies, and these Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies. You can never …

Chocolate chip cookies are a classic. I love this classic recipe, but I also love brown butter chocolate chip cookies, salted malted chocolate chip cookies, pudding chocolate chip cookies, and these Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies. You can never have too many cookie recipes:) I love this recipe because the cookies are chewy, have the…

Raspberry Cream Cheese Danish Braid

These Raspberry Cream Cheese Danish Braids are BEAUTIFUL and the perfect treat for the holidays or any special occasion. You can enjoy them for breakfast, brunch, tea time, or dessert. Now, let me tell you my little secret…they are made with stor…

These Raspberry Cream Cheese Danish Braids are BEAUTIFUL and the perfect treat for the holidays or any special occasion. You can enjoy them for breakfast, brunch, tea time, or dessert. Now, let me tell you my little secret…they are made with store-bought puff pastry sheets and are SO easy to make! The pastries are flaky,…