Ginger Soy Beef Stir Fry with Chile Tomatoes

Ginger Soy Beef Stir-Fry with Chile Tomatoes

Yes, we are taking a brief break from sweets today and I am bringing you a savory dish! It’s all about balance people 🙂 To be honest, I cook more savory dishes in my...

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

Have you seen this fall bucket list for food bloggers from Dorothy of Crazy for Crust? I love it! It had me excited for fall baking even though I am not a bucket list...

apple pie recipe

Apple Pie Recipe

Apples are in full force already here in Upstate NY and this weekend my girlfriends and I went apple picking. It’s become a tradition since we all moved up here for school a few...

coconut zucchini chocolate cookies

Zucchini Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Guys, I really wish I could tell you I am a more active human being and spend a lot of time outdoors and not on my couch watching TV. Or that I do not...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

I have a small confession. For the longest time, I could not get myself to eat peanut butter in sweet situations. In Sierra Leone where I grew up, we use peanut butter to make...

Coconut Almond Cream Cake is a coconut lover's dream cake and the perfect Easter dessert recipe. Coconut cake, almond cream filling, and coconut frosting! | BlahnikBaker.com

Coconut Almond Cream Cake

Coconut almond cream cake is a coconut lover’s dream cake, and the perfect Easter dessert recipe. Coconut cake is filled with almond cream filling, then topped with fluffy coconut cream cheese frosting! I made...

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

I know I know it is only September but I couldn’t wait any longer to indulge in some pumpkin baked goods. I blame it on Starbucks for getting me in the mood so early....

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies with Marbled Royal Icing

Hey guys! I am very excited today to be doing a blog swap with Amy from Club Narwhal. Amy is a creative writer, a great photographer that loves to travel and enjoy great food....

Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary!

One year ago today I married my best friend and partner in crime. I can’t believe it has been 365 days already as I can still remember every single minute of that day vividly...

Butterscotch cookies

Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pretzels {August Bakin Friends}

We are done with the wonderful month of August and it’s time for Bakin’ Friends reveal! If you are new here, this group connects bakers (bloggers and non-bloggers alike) and we share our baked...

Slab Berry pie

Mixed Berry Slab Pie {Guest Post}

I am very excited to be guest posting over at The Spiffy Cookie today! Erin, the brains behind The Spiffy Cookie, is a PhD student like me and fortunately she is at the end...

Brown Butter Blueberry Muffins

Hey folks, I hope you had a great weekend! I was able to unplug from the interwebs and enjoyed a relaxing day at the lake with the husband on Saturday. And on Sunday I...