Honey Simple Syrup

Honey Coffee Syrup

I finally dusted off my coffee machine (and gave it a thorough cleaning) after the move. I wasn’t drinking too many coffee pods during my early pregnancy. The Dunkin Donuts decaf from any of the numerous outlets in Connecticut was satisfying my coffee craving. There is a chance my baby will come out a cookie dough log from all the decaf cookie dough lattes I consumed :-p


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Pear Pie

Pear Pie

My pie making skills are slowly getting better. I’m still trying out different kinds of crusts and filling. I still haven’t got the skill of making the crust beautiful and crimped yet but at least they are starting to turn out crisp and less doughy.


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Mocha Fudge

My mom used to make batches of fudge every Christmas along with tons of Christmas cookies. She’d spend one day making everything and put the boxes of cookies in the freezer to keep us going all month long. We used to play family games at night and have milk and cookies. For some reason I haven’t made fudge very often!


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Cranberry Pie

Cranberry Pie

I’m finally getting some Christmas baking underway. Alex complained to me the other day that he was sick of pumpkin. I kept making pumpkin pie and pumpkin spaghetti for dinner :-p I told him that was impossible but I would make him something more Christmassey.


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Mascarpone Chocolate Tart

Chocolate Mascarpone Tart

I made a variety of desserts for Thanksgiving this year. I drove down to Knoxville for the weekend and made a few things in advance. I took the opportunity to make something loaded with whole milk and cream since it was going to be more than just me and Alex this year.


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Cinnamon Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

It’s almost Thanksgiving! Hopefully as you read this I’m on my way to Knoxville for a few days at my parents house. I spent several nights and all weekend getting my desserts ready for the big day. Hopefully they survive the three hour drive from Nashville.


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