NYC in January

Surprisingly, the Brooklyn Bridge is nice and toasty if you go on a blustery morning when you're in NYC in January. #brooklynbridge #brooklyn #bridges #architecture

recently returned from a trip to nyc in january! it was cheapppp ($250 roundtrip tickets from california, and a 3 night stay at a hotel in tribeca was $450 when it’s normally $350+/night in the summer) because of how cold it was (you better bet i brought my ski gloves to combat the 27f weather), […]

White Peppermint Cake

This white peppermint cake is decorated with a mini gingerbread house, rosemary sprigs, ground coconut and powdered sugar, but you can do whatever you like. #peppermint #layercake #swissmeringuebuttercream #dessert #gingerbreadhouse

this white peppermint cake has peppermint bark baked into the cake, and peppermint swiss meringue buttercream in between the layers. there’s 9 days left until The Big Day, but i think i’m finally in the mood. there was a stroll through the local park featuring trees decorated by community orgs, there’s decorations (3 year old […]

Alton Brown’s Pancakes

Alton Brown's pancakes are super fluffy with a hint of tang, thanks to the buttermilk. #altonbrown #pancakes #breakfast #brunch

this post for alton brown’s pancakes was originally posted in march 2016! the pictures have been updated. if someone’s going to be making breakfast at home, it’s usually my dad. weekend mornings consist of omelettes (usually with cheddar cheese, sometimes with smatterings of other things in the house- leftover caramelized onions, basil, tomatoes, avocado, mushrooms, […]

Tiramisu Layer Cake

Why yes, I'll take that bite (heck, the whole cake) of tiramisu layer cake. #tiramisu #cake #chocolatecake #dessert #coffee

this tiramisu layer cake pairs tender chocolate cake with creamy mascarpone buttercream and rum-espresso soak for a dessert that screams tiramisu (: i’ve learned a lot throughout college. if you’re stuck coding, cry it out, and then you’ll breakthrough. (sometimes). patience, you’ll meet your tribe soon. (such a blogging mindset). if the rent is cheap, […]