Monthly Archives: February 2012

It’s February 29th! Happy Leap Year! Let’s celebrate this once-every-four year occurrence with a giant donut cake. I bought these cake pans at Williams-Sonoma a few years ago and decided to finally put them to use. I’m not sure if WS still sells the pan, but if they don’t, I bet you could find one on eBay […]

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Oh, monkey bread, you are perfect. Oooey, gooey, warm, doughy… just perfect. And monkey bread is easy to make! Throw a bunch of stuff in a bundt pan, bake, and you’re done. Anyone know why it’s called monkey bread though?! Edit: Yes, I know, this isn’t REAL king cake. Yes, I know, this is monkey […]

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Mardi Gras is next week! Get those beads out and fire up the stove to make some jambalaya! A few years ago I made a big, traditional king cake. This year, I wanted something more simple. Pinterest pointed me in the direction of these simple king cake knots, which are made using store-bought refrigerated dough. […]

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Valentine’s Day is on Tuesday! Here’s an updated collection of my recommended Valentine’s Day recipes. XOXO. 1. Tootsie Roll Fudge 2. Chocolate Mayonnaise Cupcakes 3. Pink Ombre Cake 4. Razz-Ma-Tazz Bars 5. Pear-Raspberry Heart Pies 6. Mini Cherry Cheesecakes 7. Fudge Brownies 8. Red Velvet Cupcakes 9. Neapolitan Rice Krispie Treats 10. Brownie Bites 11. […]

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I usually plan for (and make) holiday treats well in advance — like, months in advance. Welcome to the life of a food blogger! Back in December when I was planning out my projects for Valentine’s Day, I did a Google search for conversation heart cookies. I really dislike the little chalky hearts, but I […]

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