Zucchini Bundt Cake with Crunchy Lemon Glaze

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I’m back!! AND i’m sharing with you my favorite Summer cake! Yes, FAVORITE. Ultra moist cake made with zucchini, olive oil, toasted pecans and smothered with a crunchy lemon glaze. During the Summer months, there seems to be endless amounts of zucchini, right?! This is a kick butt way to use up some of that… 

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Culinary School [LEVEL 2] in picture

Bande de Tarte aux Fruites

After Friday I will have made it to level 3 of 6!! That’s assuming I pass both the written and practical exam. Level 2 was filled with baking tarts, making ice cream and baking genoise cake. Also learning important cooking methods such as braising, cheese soufflé and quiche. Time is flying in school!!  I mean, I still… 

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Candy Cane Fudge

Candy Cane Fudge

Candy canes and chocolate = match made it H.E.A.V.E.N. This is my favorite and majorly addictive fudge recipe topped off with candy canes. Perfect balance of rich, creamy chocolate and a seasonal staple…peppermint. Bring candy cane fudge to a holiday party, or make a whole pan for yourself 😉 I won’t judge. I am going… 

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Molasses Cookies {& First day at The Chew!}

Molasses Cookies

This is THE best Molasses cookie. Chewy, gooey and has the perfect amount of spice, ginger and molasses. I tried this recipe last year for the first time, and ended up making it at least 10 times in December. No lies 😛 Sooooo, if ya’ll haven’t heard…I’m a Culinary Intern for ABC’s daytime talk show THE… 

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Homemade Gnocchi with Brown Butter, Hazelnuts & Gorgonzola

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Plump and made from scratch…just how I like my gnocchi. In this recipe you sauté the gnocchi in brown butter, toasted breadcrumbs, roasted hazelnuts, fresh sage and rosemary finished with rich and creamy gorgonzola cheese. Perfect, cozy dish to snuggle up to on a chilly night!  I’m having a moment… A GREAT moment. Sitting here… 

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Culinary School: The Beginning

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You know that feeling when you stare down at a syllabus on the first day of class, and you feel an overwhelming rush when you see how much you will learn, tests you will have and homework to complete? How is it possible to make it to that last day of class??? I totally had these moments… 

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5 Reasons WHY I blog!

5 Reasons WHY I blog!

 BIG day today – Happy 1st Blog-iversary to LSOTT!! It’s crazy what blogging for one year has done for me. I’m excited to dish the reasons behind my beloved creation. Not that I believe that I need to explain my reasons for blogging, I do wish to share with those of you who are curious… 

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Apple & Nut Galette with Salted Caramel Sauce

Apple & Nut Galette with Salted Caramel Sauce

Galettes are super simple to make and extremely versatile with filling. In this recipe I stuffed an incredibly flaky and flavorful crust with juicy tart cinnamon apples. I topped it off with pecans, walnuts and a generous drizzle of my fabulous homemade Salted Caramel Sauce. AMAZING Fall dessert made with L.O.V.E. BONJOUR from New York City!!! I say… 

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Turkey, Sausage & Butternut Squash Chili

Turkey, Sausage & Butternut Squash Chili

Grab a big spoon and dig into this hearty bowl of homemade chili. Ground Turkey, spicy chicken sausage, chunks of butternut squash, kidney beans, onion, garlic and all sorts of chili spices! Top with cheese, plain greek yogurt and green onions….HEAVEN. I love chili. You guys!! I have pictures to share! Here’s little baby Konrad!… 

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Sweet Potato Hummus with Sriracha

Sweet Potato Hummus with Srircha

An oh so sweet version of hummus – made with sweet potato and spicy sriracha sauce. It’s ultra creamy and still has all that traditional hummus flavor from the tahini, garlic and lemon. Perfect for Fall and a MUST for hummus lovers!! This past weekend one of my dearest roommates from college, Jess – got married!!!… 

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