Quick and Easy: Good Ol’ Fashioned Corn Bread

Well, now that Thanksgiving is over and just about all of the leftovers are gone, TRB finally has a chance to sit down and share a recipe for some of the most delicious corn bread she’s sampled in a while (and, no, it’s not just because she made it!) If you keep up with The… more »

Quick and Easy: Pumpkin Pecan Crumble Pie

As TRB‘s obsession with all things pumpkin continues, there’s another recipe that simply must be shared. Over the Halloween weekend, TRB prepared some goodies to bring to a friend’s new home for a celebration. Since there were plenty of leftovers, TRB graciously shared with the fam. Mom, who is typically a tough critic, immediately commented… more »

Quick and Easy: Halloween Bake-tacular!

To Trick or Treat – that is the question. For TRB, the answer is pretty simple…treat, treat, treat! So, while in search of the perfect chocolate treat for a low-key get together at a good friend’s new home, TRB stumbled upon some Black Magic – well, a super dark chocolate cake with coffee undertones, that… more »

Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery: Chocolate Chip, Cornflake, Marshmallow Cookies

Last week, a dessert-loving colleague brought TRB an infamous Momofuku/Milk Bar cookie — the one with chocolate chips, marshmallows and corn flakes — as a “pick me up.” Well, not only did it brighten TRB‘s day (and lead to a slightly expanded waistline), it also inspired an attempt to recreate these delicious bites of heaven…. more »

Quick and Easy: “Choco-tastic” Brownies


So, as I’m sure you’ve noticed, TRB has been taking it easy in the summer heat, frequenting the cupcake trucks of NYC just to get a quick fix. But with the impending departure of a beloved summer intern — who begged TRB to bake something before she leaves for school — it seemed that some… more »