Cookies and Mascarpone Ice Cream

Jeff and I aren’t taking any big vacations this year. Between some renovation efforts on our townhouse and work insanity, the money and time just aren’t there. That’s ok, though! We have a few smaller trips planned, and I got to visit Wisconsin a few weeks ago. Wisconsin Cheese invited me on a tour to see

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Chocolate Layer Cake with Macerated Strawberries

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! California Strawberries asked me to created a classic, decadent chocolate layer cake that was bursting with fresh berries. How could I say no to that? If you’re looking for a showstopper, look no further. This cake isn’t just perfect for February 14th. It’s perfect all year round for

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Salted Chocolate-Swirled Tahini Cashew Bars

I suppose these are technically blondies, but I get a bit confused by the terminology I see floating around these days. It doesn’t take much perusing to find recipes for lemon “brownies” (sans chocolate) or “blondies” that are actually loaded with chocolate. Between the chocolate topping, the tahini, the cashew butter, and the salt, I decided

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Chocolate Tart with Toasted Coconut and Sea Salt

Over the years I’ve shared many recipes for tarts, galettes and pies. I often write about techniques for working with dough, but I’d like to try and visually demonstrate some of the methods I’ve been describing. Eventually maybe I’ll work my way up to video tutorials, but one step at a time! My friend recently hosted

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Malted Milk Chocolate Bourbon Ice Cream

Savory Simple has gotten a makeover! I’ve been on a blogging hiatus for the past few weeks so I could focus on fine tuning the new design. I hope you all love it as much as I do. Homemade ice cream is one of my absolute favorite things to prepare, and I can think of

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