how to (not really) adult: coffee cake edition
cake / cake mix / easy to make / kahlua / sweets

how to (not really) adult: coffee cake edition

A recent study in Psychological Science cataloging the findings of Neil Lewis of the University of Michigan and Daphna Oyserman of the University of Southern California found that subjects would take action sooner if far off events were put in terms of days, rather than months or years, thus tricking the brain into solving some … Continue reading

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Midnight
chocolate / kahlua / pie

Midnight

My mother is a very reasonable woman.  She’s practical.  Rational.  When it comes to food, she’s even more so.  While I’m cooking up bacon ice cream with salted caramel topping, she’s putting together a delicate sponge with fresh berries.  When I’m all butter cream and marshmallows, she’s whipped cream and a touch of bitter chocolate.  … Continue reading

brownies / chocolate / holiday / kahlua

Game Time

Every Lifestyle magazine tells me the same thing: Superbowl=brownies.  Not sure why.  One would think with all the chili/wings/fried chicken/pulled pork sliders with Doritos crushed into the buns/bacon greased everything that dessert would consist of an orange slice or a stomach pump.  But if Martha, et al tell me it is the perfect time for … Continue reading