Cherry Pie Bars

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We have hit summer, people. It’s freaking hot outside, which means over time I descend into the subway it feels like I’m actually going to hell. The plus side is that eventually it cools off and that’s the perfect time for a  dinner picnic. One of my favorite things to do is pack up our dinner and take it all to Central Park for a picnic. Even if you’re just eating your sad leftovers, it’s so much more fun when the air is cooling off and everyone is outside soaking up the long days. Continue reading

Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Oreo Ice Cream Cake 005Who posts a potential Memorial Day dessert the day of Memorial Day? This girl! This recipe is for all my spirit animals who are procrastinators and never plan, but still want to bring something to a party. But even though you’re using all store bought items and simply freezing things, the results are still pretty impressive. Continue reading

Browned Butter Vanilla Pancakes

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We live in New York, which could be considered the city of brunch. So why would you need a pancake recipe when you can just go out to one of the hundreds of places? Well the dark side of brunch is the fact that you have to battle everyone else in the city who has the same idea. So that’s where pancakes you can make at home come in handy. Continue reading

Broccoli Mushroom Cheddar Rolls

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These savory rolls are so simple and genius, I’m a little mad that I didn’t think of the recipe myself. Besides being delicious, they are easy and quick, which makes it the ideal weeknight meal. Fresh pizza dough is such a great thing to have on hand. You can simply make yourself a homemade pizza or freeze it for a rainy day. If I’m going to defrost the dough, I’ll either place in the fridge the night before, or put it on the counter the day of. Continue reading

Baked Oatmeal with Bananas and Walnuts

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Who doesn’t love breakfast? Truthfully, teenage me was ‘not a breakfast person.’ I always would wake up and be all “I so can’t eat in the morning mom–it makes me feel sick.” Really I think I just didn’t want to wake up 20 minutes earlier in order to have enough time to actually eat. Well, I’m not sure who has the last laugh, but now I wake up starving, so no matter what time I have to leave for work, I’m giving myself time for breakfast. Continue reading