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pineapple, coconut, and mezcal margarita with lime garnish

Smokey, sweet, and citrusy—this margarita has it all! We’re calling this pineapple, coconut concoction Summer’s Last Gasp.

Summer’s Last Gasp


carrot muffins filled with cream cheese frosting

Fancy AF Carrot Muffins I could have stopped at just carrot muffins. I could have stopped when I added streusel to said muffins. But instead, I’ve created a delicious breakfast monstrosity; a maximalist muffin in the best of ways. As a massive fan of carrot cake, I’ve had carrot muffins on the brain for a […]

The Best Carrot Muffins

Breakfast & Brunch

unfrosted cinnamon rolls

For me, a dream Sunday starts by waking up before anyone else, pouring a huge mug of coffee, and sitting outside with my feet in the grass. It is a fairly simple dream, and yet…it’s ridiculously rare. Most mornings, Doug (our dog) wakes up first and jumps directly onto our bodies and faces. I take […]

Small-Batch Cinnamon Rolls

Breakfast & Brunch

peach custard pie with whipped cream and raspberries

AKA Peaches & Cream Pie “I need it ’cause you know that I’m a fiend, getting freaky in my Bentley limousine”… Is there anything that labels me as a millennial faster than quoting 112’s Peaches and Cream? Listen, it’s a bop. Also, did it take everything in my power not to start this post with […]

Peach Custard Pie


cornmeal pancakes topped with butter

Was this pancake recipe created because I was craving cornbread for breakfast? Yes. And I will not apologize because…it’s perfect. These honey and cornmeal pancakes are a variation of the hoecake recipe in Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets, and Recipes from Our Kitchen by the brilliant Zoe Nathan. I have mentioned Huckleberry before (hello loaf cake) and […]

Honey & Cornmeal Pancakes

Breakfast & Brunch

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