cream puffs: the new macaron

cream puffs: the new macaron

hi! let’s take a little outing to a new french shop in SF made entirely of cream puffs in every flavor combination imaginable. the ceilings are covered in maps of paris, the trays are full of all things sweet, and the owner offers the bold statement that…

sweet plum cake

sweet plum cake

i’m back at it with a new late summer // early fall cake to use up all the delectable fruit that is in season. last week i welcomed fall with our pear cake, and this week i had a surplus of amazing plums … so…

chocolate zucchini cake with ganache

chocolate zucchini cake with ganache

this recipe is a favorite… you may have never paired chocolate and  zucchini, but trust me when i say it’s perfection… {might even be better than these zucchini brownies, here!} you will be fighting for the last bite! ingredients for the cake: 1/2 cup softened butter…

pear cake!

pear cake!

husband’s birthday is TOMORROW! i am so excited i can’t even stand it… i have the best surprise plans for him! while i wait, i’m making his birthday cake… pear cake.  i had never had this until i met  him, and i had been missing out!  it is…