Sweets



Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Cake

This weekend marks my first Mother’s Day (yay!) and both of our parents are coming to Brooklyn to celebrate with us over lunch. I wanted to make a light dessert that really felt like springtime, and thought a cake with lemon and blueberries would be perfect. In addition to the lemon and blueberries, I added fresh ricotta to give a…
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Chocolate Breakfast Scones

If you’ve taken a look at the “Sweets” section of my site, you can tell I really love chocolate. The other day, I had a chocolate craving but it wasn’t even 8am, so I decided to make something breakfast appropriate with chocolate so I didn’t feel so bad eating it that early! And with that came these Chocolate Breakfast Scones.…
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Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins and Dried Cranberries

Every holiday season, my grandmother (mom-mom) would make a big tub of these oatmeal cookies. John loved them so much, that mom-mom would make extra just for him – and when I say extra, I mean a huge bag. When she recently passed away, I made sure to find this recipe in her kitchen so that I continue to make…
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Blueberry Galette

Kicking off the 4th of July holiday with a festive treat for our long weekend in Montauk. The blueberries at the farmers market in the city this week looked amazing – so wanted to make a sweet snack making them the star of the dish. I came across a recipe from Bon Appetit for a blueberry galette – and made…
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