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#TBT: The Cookie Dough Cafe

19 Jan

IMG_6789Recently came across some advertising from this horrible excuse of a business and remembered how mad I was about its customer service. Hoping I can spread the message to everyone who demands good customer service.


Cookie dough is basically the sinful treat every baker nabs in the kitchen. Whether you will even admit it, we all sneak at least a finger-full of the raw concoction. But here to save the day, or so I thought, was a product from The Cookie Dough Cafe — safe and edible cookie dough in a jar! The idea is actually not a secret, and many tried-and-true recipes for the eggless dough can be found around the Internet already. And after a recent unsatisfactory experience with the company, the high prevalence of these other recipes lends to the reason why I easily will not give another penny to this company. …

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Thanks and Food

29 Nov

What better holiday than Thanksgiving to resurrect my hiatus from this blog! On the menu were the typical items, all made from scratch, and I appointed myself on dessert duty. A rendition of an old favorite returned, as you might have read before: Mascarpone Mini Cheesecakes. Only this time, I made the full-sized cheesecake and the center did not collapse!

My new project was a classic apple pie. It’s not Thanksgiving without apples! For this recipe, I quartered the apples, but I think next time I will cut or slice them smaller and then substitute half the white sugar with brown sugar for a gooier filling. Though delicious, the filling in this recipe was more runny than I would have liked. I also think it needed a bit more nutmeg or maybe even some ginger.

I decided to iPhone this project, so forgive the subpar quality of the photos.


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Influenster Blossom VoxBox Review

4 May

Who wants free things? I have been a part of Influenster for several months now and have gotten a few boxes of items to review. But this Blossom VoxBox is the largest I’ve ever received! Let’s take a look at what’s inside.


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7 Dec

It’s been a long time since I’ve last posted, but I promise to start getting proactive about taking photos when I cook. Especially now that the holidays are around, there will be lots of baking and photo opps I can share with you all. Stay tuned!