Category: Dessert

pistachio watergate cupcakes

I got a hankering for something pistachio-y recently, so I went down a google rabbit hole and stumbled onto Watergate cake, which was supposedly inspired by this crazy Watergate salad. Apparently one of the name-origin stories is that a newspaper editor (in Chicago!) changed the name to “Watergate […]

ina garten day: summer edition

It probably seems a little weird that a beer drinking, rock n’ roll loving, taco bell eating chic adores Ina Garten as much as I do, but she’s just so damn fabulous, I can’t help it! Even my retirement plan heavily revolves around the Hamptons, hydrangeas and roast […]

southern pecan pie

I’m really not crazy into sweets, but if you put a pecan pie in my house I’ll eat the whole thing and growl protectively should anyone else attempt to have a piece. For some crazy reason I never tried to make one at home, so this weekend when […]

ina garten day!

My obsession with Queen Ina is no secret. I basically want to be the Barefoot Contessa when I grow up (let’s be real, I’d be a more hillbilly version but still) – I want to buy “good” olive oil and “good” dijon mustard, have roast chicken Fridays and […]