Tagged: dessert

honey nut squares 3

honey nut squares

I have a Cookie Calendar on my desk. It’s a day to day calendar and it’s got tons of recipes for cookies plus photos. The cookie on March 4th this year looked so good, I knew I had to try...

callahan’s pub & brewery / mira mesa – san diego, ca 2

callahan’s pub & brewery / mira mesa – san diego, ca

Callahan’s Pub and Brewery is a local Irish Pub in Mira Mesa. They hand craft their own beers in small batches, make excellent pub grub, and are a local joint to get your sports fix, if that’s your thing. They...

fling chocolate 2

fling chocolate

I was in Ralphs the other day buying a few groceries. Standing in line for checkout, the only thing to look at is either magazines with crazy headlines (Oprah is an Alien!) or the candy. I looked at the candy...

caramel blossom cookies 1

caramel blossom cookies

After Christmas I bought a bag of Hershey’s kisses – the one with caramel inside – in the hopes of using them for some kind of recipe. What I envisioned was something like Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies, but with caramel...

heavenly cupcake / downtown – san diego, ca 2

heavenly cupcake / downtown – san diego, ca

Heavenly Cupcake is a cupcake shop (they call it a “lounge”) in the Gaslamp Quarter which sells… cupcakes! They’ve been open since September 2008 and they have 7 cupcake flavors available daily. I made my first visit to Heavenly Cupcake...

devine pastabilities / sports arena – san diego, ca 3

devine pastabilities / sports arena – san diego, ca

I went to Devine Pastasbilities last night with my former co-workers for a little get-together to bitch about how much our former employer sucked. Yes! I spotted Devine Pastasbilities on Yelp and saw tons of good reviews before I checked...

december is for baking (cakes and cookies) 4

december is for baking (cakes and cookies)

December was a big baking month for me. Here’s a recap! Birthday Cake #1 for my friend, Laura: This is a yellow cake with raspberry and cream filling and a milk chocolate frosting. The flowers are sugar flowers I got...

opera patisserie / sorrento valley – san diego, ca 2

opera patisserie / sorrento valley – san diego, ca

Back in the spring, I spotted that this cafe would be opening a location in Sorrento Valley, not too far from my work. The idea of a little cafe with desserts set my heart aflame and I couldn’t wait for...

bakery & cafe – big joy family / clairemont – san diego, ca 0

bakery & cafe – big joy family / clairemont – san diego, ca

The sign out front of this place just says “Bakery & Cafe” and in the middle of the signage there’s a URL listed “bigjoyfamily.com” – which goes to a site that no longer exists. Aside from the website woes, this...

scripps ranch farmer’s market / san diego, ca 0

scripps ranch farmer’s market / san diego, ca

I love farmer’s markets. I used to go to the Scripps Ranch one a whole lot, but not as much as I used to. I still like to visit though and sit outside, eating tasty things like tacos or gyros...