Black & Blue Berry Pie, oh my!

Mmmm…pie. I love pie. Don’t you love pie? It’s such a versatile dessert. Chocolate pies, fruit pies, cookie pies, pudding pies, ice cream pies…and that doesn’t even consider the savory pie options..ENDLESS! Is there anything you can’t put into a pie? As you ponder that question.. Today we’re going to make a fruit pie! A…

Dark Chocolate Oaties with Peanut Butter Chips!

I love a good oatmeal cookie. Soft and chewy on the inside with the perfect crisp on the outside. Oatmeal chocolate chip is my go-to. But the other day, I was having this straight-up, chocolate craving. You other chocoholics out there know what I mean. I could have made brownies, but then I thought..how about…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Dream Cookies!

Chocolate and peanut butter. And peanut butter cups. And Reese’s pieces. And cookies. Is there anything better??? I think not. These babes are choc-full of Reese’s pieces and peanut butter cups (milk chocolate from Trader Joe’s…my favorite), plus oats for chewiness, milk chocolate chunks for extra chocolaty-ness, and even whole wheat flour! You know, for…

Over 35 embassy chefs compete, and the winner is…

Have you ever wanted to try authentic food from different cultures and countries? How about trying over 35 all in one night? Enter: the 2017 Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA. Over 35 chefs representing their embassies descended upon the Ronald Readon Building on Wednesday for a little (friendly) competition. They each created one…

Rich Chocolate Cookies with Orange Ginger Sea Salt

As many of you know, I’m a chocolate gal. A chocolate lover. Chocoholic. You get the picture. Along those lines, I decided it was time for a cookie that not only has chocolate chunks in it, but has a deep chocolate dough, through-and-through, for the ultimate, indulgent, rich chocolate cookie. There is dark and milk…

The Peanut Butter Lover Cookie!

You’ve heard me say it before– Chocolate and peanut butter is the best combo on earth. Rich chocolate, satisfying peanut butter. So much flavor, you can’t deny it. After giving up chocolate for lent, this is the first cookie I made when it ended! Every bite is full of peanut buttery goodness and studded with…

My favorite pie– bourbon, chocolate, & pecans, oh my!

Do you love pie? Yes? Of course you do– everyone loves pie! From savory chicken pot pie to the sweet American classic– apple pie, there’s a pie for each and every one of you. If you like bourbon, chocolate, and pecans, THIS is your pie! It certainly is mine! It has a creamy, custardy texture chock-full…

Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies– You’re welcome

Have you ever had the Gooey Cake dessert at The Hamilton in downtown DC? If you have, you’re as excited as I am right now. If you haven’t, I recommend trying it PRONTO!! It’s basically a bowl of warm, gooey cake-batter-like cake swimming in a chocolate sauce pool, topped with cookie crumbs and ice cream….

Your trip to Charleston should include biscuits, beer, &…sushi

What if you could go somewhere with warm weather, fantastic food, on the water, with a bustling downtown, charming architecture and houses, history, and 15+ breweries. You can– it’s Charleston! I visited Charleston for the first time last month and fell in love with the area. You know what I learned while planning the trip?…

The Best Green Smoothie Recipe! Cheers to #health

Happy New Year, folks! It’s 2017. January. You’ve set your New Year’s resolutions and if you’re like 99% of the rest of the American population, you’ve vowed to eat healthier, save money, and workout more. #amiright?! Green smoothies are a tasty, easy way to add more nutrients into your diet. Your lifestyle. Green smoothies, when…

Chocolate M&M Oaties

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are a classic. They’re the chocoholic’s spin off from the traditional oatmeal raisin cookie that Grandma used to make. So I was thinking, how about make a chocolate oatmeal cookie, increasing the amount of chocolaty-goodness in each bite?? Well, here it is! These have the texture and flavor you know and…

Peanut Butter Oreo Brownies!

Chocolate and peanut butter is a classic, timeless, winning combination. If you know me, you know it’s my favorite combo. Remember the movie Parent Trap (the Lindsay Lohan version) when they (the two Lindsays) bond over sharing Oreos and peanut butter at camp?? I’m not sure if the peanut butter Oreo thing was big before that,…