Posts Categorized: Desserts

An apple a day


I’ve never been much of a breakfast person, but lately I’ve been starting the day with a pink lady apple. Have you ever had this type? It is so deliciously sweet and crisp—perfect for spring. It’s also changed my opinion of apples, which, to be honest, I’ve never really craved as a snack. Now, it’s… Read more »

A recipe for French 75 popsicles


Matt and I have been on a real Popsicle kick lately. It’s seems to be the best—and fastest—way to beat the heat! Now, thanks to a recent gift of Popsicle molds, we’ve decided to attempt to make our own. This recipe for French 75 Popsicles—which includes champagne, gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup—caught our eye…. Read more »

The best recipe for lemon macarons


With this New York heat wave, I’m constantly on the hunt for something refreshing to sip or eat. Macarons are perfect for summer and such a sweet, light bite. Especially if the flavor is lemon! Leave it to Rue magazine to provide an easy recipe so that you can make them yourself. Learning how to… Read more »

Sweet tour of Brooklyn


My dear readers, I’m so sorry for the radio silence last week! My sister came to town, and the days that followed were a bit of whirlwind with everything else. But I had so much fun showing her around my new neighborhood. In addition to seeing a Broadway show, going to Brooklyn Bowl, and more,… Read more »

Macarons in New York


Are you a fan of this delicate and airy French dessert? If so, you should definitely check out this New York Times article from last week. It has me plotting my very own “macaron crawl” around New York — a chance to scope out and taste the best places in the city to enjoy these… Read more »