Bread Pudding

I’m getting ready to go back home (something which makes me more excited than I can express), and so I’m thinking more about “Southern” foods. Some items I specifically miss because I (could? would?) NEVER order them/find them up north. A summary: Blenheim’s Ginger Ale (available at Whole Foods. I’m a “red cap” chick–they make … More Bread Pudding

Chai Coffee Cake

I love the idea of coffee cake, and frequently when I’m at a coffee shop (even a “chain” place like Starbucks) I’ll get a slice. While I continue to do it, it’s always a mildly frustrating experience. Physically, they’re usually not-so-elegant to eat because they’re usually so crumbly. But the bigger problem I have is … More Chai Coffee Cake


Turkey Day to Christmas Eve of 2016 was definitely the happiest I was all year. It was amazing, and calm, and peaceful. It was warm and full of love and acceptance. I was with my immediate family (though my partner spent significant amounts of time visiting, which was nice). Many days, we did not leave … More Babka

Peanut Butter Cookies

I recently went to the dentist for the first time in seven years. You read me right. And of course I started having a quarter-life/third-life/mid-life crisis while the guy was going¬†through my medical/geographical history. He’s just trying to put together a chart and says, “So, your license says Athens, GA. You’re in Atlanta now. Your … More Peanut Butter Cookies