Belgian brownie cakelets

I realize that it’s Wednesday and that you, whoever and wherever you are, may be needing cake. More specifically: insanely decadent, sinfully buttery, rich chocolate cake. Now I know what you may be saying…”But Callie, it’s late May and swimsuit season is upon us!” And I hear you, I really do. That’s why they’re called cakelets….

Pecan squares

I’ve been living the jet setting lifestyle lately and let me tell you…it is not that glamorous. At least not when you’re flying on an Economy budget and struggling to eat sort of healthy and maybe actually work out every once in a while. Between work trips to California every other week, a wedding in…

Chocolate dutch baby

Also known as, giant chocolate pancake. I’m developing a penchant for baking enormous pancakes circa 12am on weeknights. First it was an apple clafoutis. Then, last Thursday, at the end of a pretty terrible week, inspiration struck again when Deb Perelman shared a recipe for a chocolate dutch baby and I was all like, “I…

Cranberry orange butter cookies

Merry Christmas Eve, friends! I don’t know about you but my past week has been a blur of cooking, baking and shopping. I’m off work until January 9th and leaving for Argentina in 5 days! I bought a giant suitcase so it’s really happening. Yet somehow despite all the exciting things coming up, I wasn’t…

Apple clafoutis

And overnight, fall is here. I was in Connecticut this weekend and I thought it was just where we were but nope! Autumn has hit New York City and we officially need light jackets. Other things that are happening now: You can drink a hot latte on your way to work without expiring. Nobody will look at…

Banana nutella popsicles

I’m a big fan of accidental traditions. Here’s a recent example: my boyfriend and I were about to celebrate 3 years of dating when I remembered that last year I got caviar for the occasion so I thought, “Hey! That was fun, why not do it again?” Hence, tradition. Here’s a less aggressive one: last…