A little girl with a big passion for food.

Pumpkin Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

It’s been almost a month since I’ve baked these Pumpkin Pecan Cinnamon Rolls and the memory is still fresh in my mind… Which is saying a lot considering how much I have eaten since...

Roasted Eggplant with Buttermilk Sauce and Pomegranate

I would say the worst part about planning a wedding from abroad is the amount of phone calls I have to make with potential vendors. I don’t know what it is about talking on...

Pumpkin Bars with Old Fashioned Caramel Frosting

It’s not even October and I am already posting pumpkin recipes so I’m just going to go ahead and embrace my inner #basicbitch… Because I got news for you, we’re all a little bit...

Pomegranate Molasses Chicken with Bulghur Salad

Last year I discovered pomegranate molasses at Florence’s international market and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since. I’ve been patiently waiting for pomegranates to come back into season so I can make all...

Honeycomb Ice Cream

I’ve been using the same $3 Kitchen Craft thermometer for about five years now and it finally broke last week. I’ve neglected to upgrade my old thermometer in the past because I rely heavily...

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

I am going to chalk up summer 2015 as a total loss in terms of eating healthy and working out regularly. But you know what? It was probably one of the best summers yet....

Mixed Berry Muffins with Streusel Topping

It is officially September and I could not be more excited! I am a summer girl, hands down, but this past summer in Florence has been BRUTAL… Like sweating through my clothes on our...

The Bite-Sized Baker // Blackberry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

Blackberry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

Let’s go back in time a bit, shall we? College. In college our apartment was lovingly referred to as The Cat’s Nest. Now, I don’t like cats one bit, but Northwestern’s mascot is Willie...

Chicken Tikka Masala

If you can believe it, I love reading books about food. Shocker, I know. After watching (and loving) The Hundred-Foot Journey I knew I had to read the New York Times bestseller while we were in...

The Bite-Sized Baker’s Adventures – Nice, France

Florence is kind of a ghost town in August. Every Italian flees to the seaside and the cities are left with tourists and closed down shops… It’s pretty depressing. We made the mistake of...