Category Archives: Desserts

On Hiatus | Lemon + Orange Blossom Olive Oil Cake

  I’m in the final stretch now.  My feet are kicked up far more than they are on the ground and my favorite pastime is lying partially reclined watching my (almost full-term) baby boy roll and wiggle around happily under my shirt  — especially after a sweet treat like this one. Yes, it’s fair to...

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Daydreaming :: Tropical Chia Breakfast Pudding

“We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter’s evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to...

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White Chocolate-Cardamom Bar with Coconut + Limequat Zest

  I’ve taken a little time off recently.  Sometimes my days feel full of tasks that I’m able to do mindlessly, but rarely take inventory of how they’re actually working for me.  Social media is a good example.  While I’ve met some really amazing people and made connections I wouldn’t have access to otherwise, I...

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The 7 Days of Gifts :: Blue Cheese, Lavender + Rosemary-Stuffed Medjool Dates

  Day 5: The perfect gift for the wine and cheese lover on your list, these little seasonal gems are simply pitted and filled with a luscious mixture of award-winning Point Reyes Original Blue, dried local rosemary and a pinch of dried lavender buds.  Tied together with some freshly cracked black pepper, this is always...

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The 7 Days of Gifts :: Salted Chocolate + Cinnamon Bars

  Day 4: Simply put, these are lovely to look at.  Even better, they’re equally delicious and can really be made with any combination of ingredients that you (or the recipient) like.  Dark chocolate and cinnamon is a match made in heaven, especially this time of year.  The dried fruit and nuts add a unique...

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