RumChata Milkshake

There’s a chance you may have noticed that I like boozy desserts.  Cakes, ice cream, pies, you name it, so get ready for another one.  While I was visiting friends in northern MA, Miles and I grabbed sandwiches and while waiting for them I came across a bottle of RumChata.  RumChata is a creamy horchata…

Friday Things

Five weeks to go before the big move at work and each week is getting more hectic than the previous.  Our moving crates arrived today and I’ve literally run laps around the building grabbing artwork, prepping them for the new offices. I’m also ramping up for my holiday baking season.  I still have a few…

Banana Butterscotch Trifle

I have a friend who comes to DC from California for work. She’s usually in town for a week at a time and we eat out every night. One night we went to The Partisan, in Penn Quarter. It’s a meat-centric masterpiece of a restaurant. They start you off by presenting you with a sheet…

Tres Leches Cake

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I decided to make a tres leches cake……a boozy, tres leches cake.  I usually make churros and hot chocolate, but I was in the mood for something I’ve never made before.  I didn’t realize it, but tres leches is really like an angel food cake soaked with milk (tres…

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I was thinking about my mom the other day and about how she always made pineapple upside down cakes when I was a kid. I loved picking off the maraschino cherries and eating them first (now I think the cherries are pretty gross and taste like chemicals). I’ve never made this cake before, so I…