Tag: easy 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 […]

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 […]

chocolate swirl cheesecake

My lovely Auntie Kris brings dessert every year for Christmas and she almost always brings my favorite – cheesecake. This year was no exception and since I’ve started dabbling in the confusing-to-me-measure-everything-precisely world of desserts thought I’d give the one she made this year a try for my […]