baking · Connecticut · CT Eats · Cupcakes · Dessert · Featured Foodie

Pink and Punk at NoRA Cupcakes

Since Candace Nelson launched the first ever cupcake bakery in 2005 to the popularity of Food Networks’ Cupcake Wars and TLC’S now expired behind-the-scenes look at Georgetown Cupcakes, cupcakes are here to stay (not that you should have had any doubt). Carrie Carella can be credited with being one of the most successful cupcake bakers… Continue reading Pink and Punk at NoRA Cupcakes

Connecticut · CT Eats · Dessert · Featured Foodie · Hartford · west hartford

New Milkcraft Location Creates Trendy, Unique Ice Cream

From rainbow bagels to matcha tea lattes to unicorn milkshakes and everything in between, creating the most colorful and innovative foods has been #trending both in the restaurant world and on social media. Milkcraft, a Fairfield-based ice cream shop known for using liquid nitrogen to create their Instagram-worthy cones, opened up its doors to West… Continue reading New Milkcraft Location Creates Trendy, Unique Ice Cream

baking · Cookies · Dessert · Holidays · Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

Valentine’s Day is probably my third favorite holiday, after my birthday and Christmas. My favorite color is pink, my favorite food is tons and tons of chocolate, and I LOVE love so it really hits all the marks in my book. I am super lucky that I grew up with parents who have always gone… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

baking · Cookies · Dessert · Holidays · Recipe · Valentine's Day

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

For me, there is no better activity for a snow day than baking cookies. After spending about five hours in the library working on my thesis, I was ready to head back to my townhouse and bake! Since Valentine’s Day is approaching, I had been saving red velvet recipes on my Pinterest board for a couple… Continue reading Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Breakfast Food · Dessert · Fruit · Recipe

Pear and Almond Galette

In my opinion, there are a lot of dishes that could qualify as dessert even if they are labeled as breakfast food. Chocolate muffins, pumpkin bread, croissants…most likely I will have, for example, a chocolate muffin for breakfast one morning and then as an afternoon snack two days later. These foods have the ability to… Continue reading Pear and Almond Galette