Brownie Cookies

These fudgy brownie cookies really do taste like brownies in cookie form and are unbelievably chocolatey thanks to one secret ingredient. It occurred to me recently that I don’t bake cookies very often, which is funny because my favorite dessert is a fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookie. Maybe because I know given the opportunity, I would […]

Espresso Brownie Mix

A jar of homemade brownie mix with espresso powder makes the perfect holiday gift from the kitchen Today I’m reviewing the cookbook Desserts in Jars. Shaina’s book actually came out this past summer, but it makes a great holiday gift (actually the recipes themselves make great gifts, but the book is great to give too). […]

Pumpkin Tiramisu

If there is one color that sums up fall, it has to be orange. Pumpkins, Halloween, leaves, it screams fall. Now, I know what you’re thinking – “Carla, your tiramisu isn’t orange. It’s…BROWN.” Well I wasn’t expecting the Pumpkin Tiramisu to turn out as brown as it did. I was thinking oh the pumpkin filling […]

Espresso Soufflé

“Learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, BE FEARLESS and above all, have fun!” ~ Julia Child What is on your culinary bucket list? Mine contains soufflé. You always hear chefs on TV complaining about how hard soufflés are and that people are sent home for it. If professional chefs can’t […]