Cardamom Pumpkin Tart with a Crème Fraîche Swirl

Hello, friends. Long time, no talk…six months to be exact. The holidays are the time of year when you have more time to do the things you love. That means binge-watching every episode of “Friends,” catching up with friends and family, and baking. Now that the semester of law school apps, living in the library, and drinking inordinate…

Kahlua S’mores Banana Muffins

It always seems like the true start of summer with the first bonfire of the year. What is the natural fireside companion? S’mores, of course. I knew I wanted to incorporate s’mores into a dessert, and with two perfectly ripe bananas sitting on the counter, banana muffins seemed like an obvious choice. My standard banana…

Coconut Apricot Scones

The cold and dreary weather we’ve been having lately reminds me of English weather, where rain is generally in the daily forecast. This also may be slightly attributed to nostalgia since at this time last year I was preparing to travel across the pond to study at the University of Cambridge. Whatever the reason may be,…

Coconut Key Lime Bars

Lime and coconut seem to be a popular pairing à la the Harry Nilsson song. With the warmer weather we’ve been having, it’s finally beginning to feel like summer, which calls for lighter, refreshing desserts. Citrus immediately comes to mind when I think of summery flavors, which led to these key lime bars. As always, I wanted…