Simple Flourless Double Chocolate Torte
This flourless double chocolate torte is pretty dang simple (basically butter, sugar, chocolate, and eggs) if you have the right equipment and some patience. Bonus: it’s also gluten-free!
Simple Vegan Coconut Crème Brûlée
What makes this vegan coconut crème brûlée great is that it doesn’t require expensive or unusual ingredients, so you can probably make it with stuff you have in the pantry already. It also comes together super quickly IF you have a Vitamix.
Spiced Blood Orange Shrub (Drinking Vinegar Mix)
Somewhat random for a baking blog, but this spiced blood orange shrub mix (drinking vinegar) is yummy and seasonal and pretty. I also don’t want to lose the recipe, so I’m posting it here for safe keeping.
Chewy Crystalized Ginger Cookies
These lovely, chewy ginger cookies stay fresh and soft for at least a week after baking – which makes them an excellent bake-ahead option for the holidays (or any time of year, really).
Travel, Homesickness, and Mixed Feelings
Mostly writing this for my future self or anyone else who has a hard time with new situations, sensory overload, and feeling guilty for not enjoying every minute of a “vacation.”
Richmond Half Marathon: Race Review
Richmond is a marvelous place to visit and the race is billed as the “friendliest” race in America – which tracks. It was a lot of fun in spite of deeply unpleasant hot weather.