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Almond Joy Martini – Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut. There’s no denying that I have a massive sweet tooth.

Almond Joy Martini – Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut

Enamel-eroding candy and chocolate, cookies, sticky gooey cakes and pies, oozing with melted ice cream, caramel and fudge – they have sent me into root canal therapy more than once; even more than once on the same tooth. However, when it comes to cocktails, I am not so fond of “sweet.” I love the idea of thick, creamy, delicious drinks as sweet as dessert, but when I actually drink one, it triggers my *gag* reflex the way roast beef and Rice Krispies treats send me into childhood pukedom. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that sweet drinks are always to blame for the most miserable mornings-after. I think there might be some science behind sugar-laced cocktails having rougher consequences than say, my drink of choice, Absolut Citron and soda (not sugary cola soda, but club soda). Almond Joy. Now I present the Almond Joy Addendum to the Special Dark Effect. Wedding. After almost 8 years of dating, I married my best friend on August 31, 2008.


Here are some of our favourite wedding pictures below. Click on each thumbnail for the full gallery. To go back to the Wedding home page, click here. You can also read about my wedding dress (opens to another blog) story and our engagement story . Dishin' it Up Family Style — Leah is 4 months old today!

Dishin' it Up Family Style —

Cliche as it may sound, I can’t believe that she is 4 months already. Where has the time gone? I watch the slideshow from when she was born and it seriously seems like yesterday. Aged Gouda and Dried Pear Scones. [Scones au Gouda Vieux et Poires Séchées] Before we begin, I would like to address the scone/biscuit question.

Aged Gouda and Dried Pear Scones

To Americans, a biscuit is the hand-held version of a quick bread, leavened with baking powder. Usually round and savory, the American biscuit may be served in place of bread to accompany a main course, especially if said main course involves a gravy component. The closest equivalent the British and the French can think of is the scone, thus named in honor of the Scottish Coronation Stone I believe, but most scones I’ve come across are sweet — though subtly so — and served for breakfast or tea with clotted cream and jam (yum). Food Blog Search. Theme Party Menus. Recipes. Baked Eggs in Bread Bowls. This was our breakfast Sunday morning.

Baked Eggs in Bread Bowls

Aren’t they cute? They were very, very good. It’s the whole egg and the toast combo all together in one nice package. These are so easy to make and wouldn’t they be splendid on a brunch buffet table? The best part, you can easily make two, ten, a hundred, whatever your needs are at the moment. I think there are a lot of variations you could do nicely with this recipe, such as, swap out the Parmesan cheese with grated Gruyere or crumbled blue cheese to give a different taste. More about Rachael of La Fuji Mama. The Pastry Affair - Home - Garlic Parmesan Pull-Apart&Bread. I once made the driest pancake in the world.

The Pastry Affair - Home - Garlic Parmesan Pull-Apart&Bread

I can see you sitting at home, staring at your computer screen, and scoffing at my bold statement. Driest pancake in the world? Yeah, right. Dashing Dish, Healthy Alternatives to the Food you Crave. Calzone! - StumbleUpon. Uh-oh…this calzone shouldn’t be a calzone.

Calzone! - StumbleUpon

Nope. It totally should be a picture of a pizza…topped with layers of ricotta, melted mozzarella, cubes of roasted butternut squash and broccoli rabe. That was the plan. Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce & toasty biscuit - StumbleUpon. Fundamentals. How to Bring Butter and Eggs to Room Temperature August 31, 2011 A simple guide on how to bring butter and eggs to room temperature.


Read the full article → Homemade Cherry Pie Filling May 30, 2011. About Béa. I am Béa (short for Béatrice), a food writer, stylist and photographer based in Boston where I live with my husband and daughter Lulu.

About Béa

I am obsessed with beautiful foods. Two Peas & Their Pod. Apartment Therapy The Kitchn. Monkey Bread with Bourbon Crème Anglaise. It didn't totally blow up my radar, however, until only a few weeks ago.

Monkey Bread with Bourbon Crème Anglaise

I was celebrating a bachelorette with some of my favorite girlfriends at a too-cool-for-school Atlanta restaurant. We had already overindulged in one too many courses of food, but our waiter gently encouraged us to order the sampler platter of desserts. Never one to say no to sweets, I caved against my (stomach's) better judgement. I couldn't begin to tell you what else was on that giant tray of desserts. Orangette. Recipes, Food, and Cooking Blog. Cookin Canuck — easy, innovative recipes. Homemade Protein Bars «

There are plenty of reasons to make your own protein bars. RecipeRelay. Chicago Guide. About this guide: Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, and we tend to stick to our own. This is by no means a comprehensive review of the Chicagoland dining options. Closet Cooking. Confessions of a Pioneer Woman. Howdy. I’m Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer Woman. I’m a moderately agoraphobic ranch wife and mother of four. Skinnytaste. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies.