Lemon and poppy seeds seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly; it’s a classic combination. Davida does us one better and adds multiple variations of coconut into the mix (coconut sugar, coconut milk, coconut oil, flaked coconut), allowing the coconut flavor to shine through without being overpowering. Gluten-free baking can be intimidating, but… Read More »
Alexa grew up surrounded by restauranteurs and foodies. She soon discovered her own fascination with the culinary world and became enamored with the therapeutic benefits of baking after helping her grandmother make her annual variety of twenty different kinds of Christmas cookies. After graduating from Ithaca College with a degree in Culture and Communication, she moved to Boston and just received her Master’s degree in Gastronomy from Boston University. She continues to chronicle her love of baking and cooking on her blog, Simple Eats. Aside from baking, Alexa loves traveling to other parts of New England, working out and trying as many craft beers as possible.
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Recipes & Blog Posts
Whether you’re a chocoholic or not, anyone can appreciate a sweet slice of classic chocolate cake. Thick ribbons of chocolate buttercream frosting nestled between two layers of moist chocolate cake are the perfect combination, ideal for celebrating any holiday, or when you’re simply in need of a chocolate fix. Jamie’s version of this nostalgic treat… Read More »
Nothing screams Cinco de Mayo like a cold, boozy margarita, and this one does not disappoint. It’s difficult to find a margarita that isn’t overwhelmingly sour or sweet, and they can sometimes end up tasting fake instead of fresh. Alaina’s version of this frozen delight includes four different kinds of tropical fruit, including papaya –… Read More »
Spring has officially sprung, and what better way to celebrate than by dining in the great outdoors? In honor of National Picnic Day, we have rounded up our favorite products to pack for the perfect picnic. While tossing a few sandwiches and paper plates in a bag is the simplest way to go, we found… Read More »
Whether you’re looking for a quick lunch or need to satisfy those late-night hunger pangs, gyros are the perfect portable meal. Gyro meat is usually made with lamb or beef, slow-roasted on a turning spit and then shaved off in slices. Since we all don’t have a roasting spit lying around, Rebecca shows us how… Read More »
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