Thanksgiving Like a Gilmore

Turkey day. It comes once a year. For some, the day is slightly busier with a big dinner at the end of the day. For others, like us, it is more chaotic with more food. Our Thanksgiving started the day before. I have never cooked Thanksgiving dinner. I might have helped my mom when I…

Baking My First Cake

I wanted to make my husband a cake for his birthday. It was the first time that I had done it and it was my first cake. We were also having people over for dinner so the pressure was definitely on. Weeks before, I asked my husband what he would like and he chose a…

Julienne’s Double-Chocolate Espresso Walnut Cookies

Note: I know I posted this a while back but I thought I would re-post this as an actual post and not a page so that my posts are more organized. My mom and I tried to make these cookies from latimes.com. It’s a site that features foods from popular restaurants. These cookies turned out…

Carrot Cake

My mom and I tried this recipe out years ago. We got it from Fine Cooking and it was pretty good. We made several times after that because it was just that yummy! I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did. For this recipe we didn’t use the orange cream in the…