Mom’s Classic Chocolate on Chocolate Birthday Cake

My mom recently turned 61. I called her the evening before her pre-birthday gathering and she casually mentioned that she would be getting up early the next day to bake herself a cake. This didn’t sit well with me, and … Continue reading

Lemon Cupcakes with Whipped Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

I may as well change the name of this blog to Love of Annie’s Grub. While I love trying recipes from a variety of sites and even occasionally coming up with something original, Annie’s Eats has been my go-to food blog more … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

Annie has done it again! I was so pleased with the outcome of the last batch of truffles I made that when she posted this recipe for these sweet, salty, crispy, creamy balls of delish, I felt up to the challenge of making my … Continue reading

Massaged Kale Caesar Salad

I made Annie’s Massaged Kale Caesar Salad for dinner last night and it was deeee-licious! It was my first time making Caesar dressing and my first time giving a therapeutic massage to a vegetable. Turns out – super fun!

Simplest, Best Tomato Sauce EVAH

Have I shared my new favorite tomato sauce recipe with you guys yet? It is 3 ingredients and fantastic! 28 ounce can whole stewed tomatoes + 5 Tbsp butter + 1/2 an onion. Simmer for 45 minutes, toss the onion … Continue reading

Homemade Ricotta

I made my own Ricotta this weekend! It only took about half an hour and was super easy. Thanks, Annie! I can’t wait to use this in my take on her Lasagna Stuffed Portobellos for dinner tonight.