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…

Peach Tart with Olive Oil Crust

I made a promise to myself this summer that I would make more desserts with fruit.  Now that peach season is upon us, I thought I’d try another peach dessert.  This time a tart.  I found a great recipe from food52 that makes a shortbread crust with olive oil and almond extract.  I loved the…

Homemade Samoa

    One of my favorite Girl Scout cookies was the Samoa.  Ok actually, I really loved the shortbread (they reminded me of Lorna Doone’s, unfortunately over the years they’ve changed the recipe), but Samoa’s were a very, very close second.  I’ve always wanted to try to make them myself, but laziness always got the better of…

The Samoa (Homemade)

One of my favorite Girl Scout cookies was the Samoa.  Ok actually, I really loved the shortbread (they reminded me of Lorna Doone’s, unfortunately over the years they’ve changed the recipe), but Samoa’s were a very, very close second.  I’ve always wanted to try to make them myself, but laziness always got the better of me.  …