The Vanilla Conspiracy
Let's Decorate - Heart-Shaped Blackberry Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting, Blackberry Filling and Fondant Flowers
A Bittersweet Almost Fudge Gateau for some bittersweet news. Grab a fork and pass me a tissue.
Brown sugar pound cupcakes with brown butter glaze... grown up cupcakes
Cookies and Cream Chocolate Chip Oreo Cupcakes! Calorific Heaven!
Laduree in Paris is more like a jewelry shop than a pastry shop. Where macarons are diamonds.
Bring "Fourth Meal" home with this homemade Mexican pizza.
Making Bourbon Sauce for a Kentucky Butter Cake with Strawberries
Siu Mai - Steamed Chinese pork and shrimp dumplings
Black Forest Bun!
If you love drinking creamy mochaccinos, you'll love these mezzo-mezzo cupcakes!!
Tyler Florence makes me melt with his recipe for Lemon Ginger Ice in Sugared Lemon Cups (and yes, he makes me melt even after he defected to Applebee's)
Looking for something to spice up those cold winter days? Try this tasty and easy Thai Slaw - the dressing alone will kick those winter blues!
Tender, tasty lamb burgers.
Muhammara - Walnut Pomegranate Dip
Need a salt fix but want to save the calories? Baked Spinach Chips
The perfect scrambled eggs, with bacon on the side and spam folded in~
Neapolitan Dynamite cupcakes, a Ben and Jerry's theme! These babies are half chocolate and half cherry!
Spicy Rosemary-Cayenne Popcorn - very spicy, a little sweet, and perfectly popped popcorn; an amazing snack!
Tired of the same old avocado dip?? Try this raw Indian Avocado Spinach dip for a new twist. Simple to make and only 5 ingredients - could it get any easier?
Caramelized-Banana Tart with Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce
Roasted tomato soup with grilled cheese croutons
Grilling with a mediterranean twist: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Ouzo-Plum Glaze
Meyer Lemon Tart with a Layer of Chocolate
Chipotle Roasted Vegetables with Avocado, Mixed Greens, and Pumpkin Seeds in a Walnut Oil Vinaigrette
V-day on a budget included foie gras, fillet mignon, lobster and this tres leches with passion fruit.
Think this Pumpkin Carrot Cake looks good right out of the oven? Wait'll you add the sin......um, I mean the Maple Cream Cheese Frosting!!
Fresh artichokes from a local market.
Celebrating the liberation from a cinnamon allergy by eating a wonderful snickerdoodle cookie!
Joy the Baker makes Honey Roasted Peanut Butter.
Wild and Brown Rices, Black Lentils, Peas, Slivered Almonds, Golden Raisins and Curry make up this quick and delicious take on Mujadara.
We were supposed to have braised oxtails for Valentine's dinner. So why are you looking at a photo of a sandwich? A cautionary tale...
crustless chicken quiche
These flavorful and delicious peppers are ripe jalapenos that have been smoked, dried and packed in adobo sauce.