Forsythia Edible Flowers Lemon and Forsythia Syrup
Beverages
I was looking through instagram last week when I came across a beautifully golden forsythia blossom syrup from Colleen Codekas, dotted with yellow blossoms I recognized from a large shrub we have along our driveway. I had no idea it was edible until I...

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Tangerine Whiskey Sour Tangerine Whiskey Sour
Beverages
The daffodils have emerged from their long winter slumber inside our raised beds, signaling to everyone within viewing distance that spring has officially arrived. Early spring is always such a funny time for produce, it’s still too cold for most of the traditional spring...
Lemon Ginger Cheesecake Lemon Ginger Cheesecake
Cake + Cupcake
This was a very, very old post that I originally made back in 2012 (over 9 years ago now), and the years have shown me better ways to make a no-bake cheesecake. This one didn’t have any gelatin in it, so the cheesecake filling...
Lemon and Pistachio Shortbread Cookies Lemon and Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
Bars + Cookies
Continuing on my pistachio kick this winter, I decided to try my hand at some tasty little pistachio shortbread cookies. This recipe has a simple shortbread cookie dough studded with finely chopped pistachios, plus a little lemon juice, lemon zest, amaretto liqueur, and vanilla...
Panettone with Mascarpone Glaze
Breads + Rolls
When the fresh fruits of summer are long gone, it’s time to soak up every bit of flavor from their dried counterparts by embedding them into a decadent holiday panettone. Every culture seems to have its own dried fruit-based sweet bread, from the julekake...
Eva Kosmas Flores Pear and Pistachio Pie Pear and Pistachio Pie
Pie, Pastry, + Tart
This is hands down the best pie I’ve ever made or had. No exaggeration, my friends. The combination of the fragrant cardamom-stewed pears on top and the creamy pistachio paste at the bottom, all encased in a buttery flaky and perfect crust studded with...
Biscuit dough Cheddar Garlic and Rosemary Biscuits
Breads + Rolls
There’s nothing like the smell of homemade biscuits. Just breathing it in feels like you’re being hugged (at least it does for me). And when you add Cabot cheddar, garden-fresh rosemary, and piquant garlic to the mix, you’ve got a very aromatic and flavorful...