Chocolate-Red Wine Bundt Cake Inspired by Tortilla Flat

This is one of those classics, one that nearly everyone has read one time or another. However, while I admire John Steinbeck's clear and concise writing style, I can't say that I've read too many of his works. I've only encountered The Grapes of Wrath (and enjoyed it, mostly) and The Pearl (loved it). He's … Continue reading Chocolate-Red Wine Bundt Cake Inspired by Tortilla Flat

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Inspired By How to Raise a Reader

As y'all likely have noticed, I'm pregnant. Like very pregnant...second half of the third trimester pregnant. Much of my reading lately has consisted of books about raising kids and general parenting. I've been perusing some of the classics (think What to Expect When You're Expecting), but I've found some less clinical, more philosophical reads, and … Continue reading Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Inspired By How to Raise a Reader

The Best Coffee Cake in the World Paired with Gwendy’s Button Box

You guys, I found the absolute best coffee cake recipe in the world. This cake was so close to perfect, and it tasted like the fluffiest cloud is a heaven made of desserts. I'm obsessed with it. Now, you may be wondering, what business does such a light and perfect dessert have accompanying a Stephen … Continue reading The Best Coffee Cake in the World Paired with Gwendy’s Button Box