Cocoa Brownies with Browned Butter and Walnuts


I have seen these awesome brownies popping up on several other blogs lately and I can’t imagine why with how delicious the cover of February’s Bon Appetit looked. Cupcakes may be king with pies trying to stage a coup but nothing will top the nostalgia of a great simple brownie in my book. The basic Nestle Chocolate Chip cookie and Hershey’s brownie are two recipes that are my father’s tried and true favorites (and for good reason as they are great every single time he makes them). But watch out Dad, because this brownie just may give yours a run […]

Apple Cider and Maple Cream Tart and political jargon


I am going to say something right now few people would openly admit.   I am from Delaware.   No longer a state unknown by many in the good old U S of A, even though it was the first, now the state known across the globe for yet another crazy women running for a political position. I’m young and admittedly idealistic (meaning I’d like to assume anyone who wants to can become anything they want) but when did politics become such a joke. When your ad campaign starts with the like “I am not a witch,” you shouldn’t even […]