Dec 27 2015
Food and Drink

Craft Beer Exploding Beer Bread

After our wedding, we had a few cans of craft beer left over. One afternoon they started to hiss and pop (as in — they were about to explode all over our apt) … what else was I to do but make 2 loaves of beer bread?! β˜ΊπŸ‘πŸ»πŸž So, I did some quick thinking and made one loaf pumpkin chocolate chip, and one loaf honey wheat.

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Oct 19 2012
Food and Drink

Chocolate Apricot Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

So, here it goes, my first “real” post since my two year hiatus!

Well, last month my Grandma, who we lovingly call Grammy, celebrated her 85th birthday! We had a family celebration with my parents, sister, uncles, aunts, and cousins — very lovely!

As soon as we knew we were planning a party, I knew that I wanted to bake her a cake. So, inspired by Picky Cook and Smitten Kitchen, I decided I would tackle a chocolate layer cake with ganache frosting.

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