Alexia Frozen Food Products

Recently, a representative from Alexia Foods contacted me to see if I was interested in trying some samples and doing a review of their products. I readily agreed. Alexia features a variety of frozen...


Bacon Brioche

When I made my sugar and spice brioche, I had to make double the amount of brioche dough. So I had some brioche dough left over. I originally was going to bake it into...


Pizzeria Luigi

Pizzeria Luigi is a popular spot in San Diego for thin-crust New York style pizza. It’s been so successful that they now have two locations: one in Golden Hill and a newer one in...


Whipped cream cake

It’s been a while since I baked a bundt. With so many bundt pans sitting in my collection, it’s time to start taking them out again and letting them shine. I know I probably...


Sugar and Spice Brioche

I saw a blog post by Dessert First for sugar and spice brioche a few months ago and immediately bookmarked the recipe.  The recipe appealed to me for multiple reasons: I had been wanting...


Pizza Ball Bites

Future Husband complained I made too many sweets last weekend and not enough savory items.  So this weekend I made him some pizza bites since he really loves pizza.


Chocolate Cupcakes

I’ve been wanting to make Cook’s Illustrated’s Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes. They are made with a rich chocolate cupcake base and a chocolate ganache layer baked in the middle.


Pearl Chinese Cuisine

Pearl Chinese Cuisine is the pretty sister restaurant to Emerald Restaurant. It is located in Rancho Bernardo and next to the beautiful Webb Lake Park, which has a very pretty duck pond that you can...


Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

A few years ago, The New York Times published an article for the perfect chocolate chip cookie. Of course I wanted to try it. But I put it off for a long time because...


Oreo brownies

I’ve been on an oreo kick lately. After the oreo cupcakes, I began brainstorming of other oreo desserts I could make. One of my ideas was to make oreo brownies.