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“Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything.”
― Julia Child

  • AMARETTO HOT CHOCOLATE

    December 20, 2020

    Heads up! This amaretto hot chocolate recipe is for adults only. Even if you remove the booze, something’s kinda missing. Omitting the liquor actually...

  • ROASTED SWEET POTATO MUFFINS

    December 18, 2020

    Hi Everybody! This is that time of year where company, and drop-ins abound. This year, as we all know, doorsteps across the globe may...

  • SIFT!’s BEST OF 2020 Dessert Box

    December 17, 2020

    Happy December! For many, those two words carry some weight…and hopefully some relief if they need it. Dessert seems to speak to you, so...

  • Coconut-Almond Night Cap

    December 10, 2020

    Grab these ingredients, and prepare to relax…. Because I have had the opportunity to talk to many of you, and get to know your...

  • BACON CORNBREAD

    November 24, 2020

    Well, it’s about that time! People all over America are preparing for, and making dishes they won’t make until this time next year. The...

  • Coffee Cinnamon Rum Cocktail

    November 17, 2020

    Cheers to the holiday season…and holiday cocktails! I LOVE dessert cocktails, and coffee, and cinnamon… So I thought I would share one of my...

  • Cinnamon Syrup

    November 17, 2020

    My favorite spice of all time is cinnamon. So I’m adding this foundational recipe to my arsenal. It’s spicy without being too sweet considering...

  • Crab Soup

    October 13, 2020

    Hi Guys! I want you to try this Crab Soup recipe. I read a post a friend sent me that said, “It should be...

  • GARLIC CILANTRO CORN…OR ANY OTHER CORN FOR THAT MATTER

    August 16, 2020

    Hello Everyone! I’ve missed posting. Hope you’re all doing well and feeling good. This week I have a recipe of sorts. This one is...

  • SIFT!’s Blueberry Prosecco Soup

    June 24, 2020

    Hey Guys, I sincerely hope you have been doing well. I, along with the rest of the world, have been in a very different...

  • Sausage, Sauvignon, and Kale Soup – NEW Recipe & Video

    May 17, 2020

    Hola! I have a bowl of my Sausage and Kale Soup with the twist I think I’ve been leaving out – wine. But first…...

  • Apple Caramel Cardamom

    April 26, 2020

    If you desire more richness in your life, then this simple pound cake dessert is for you. I offered this mash up to a...

  • Shrimp & Greens Soup

    April 23, 2020

    Hello Everyone! Seems like we’re in the middle of that in-between weather. One week it’s winter. The next it’s spring. Then, it’s summer for...

  • Carrot White Chocolate Tart with Espresso Meringue

    April 19, 2020

    Why do I call it that? Well, I see the panic and even find it palpable each time I have to head out to...

  • More Flan! Espresso Creme Caramel & a Family Soundtrack…

    April 15, 2020

    I. LOVE. FLAN! It’s simple. It’s decadent. It’s smooth, and it has CARAMEL! Caramel tops my list of favorite sweet anything. It is the...

  • Crawfish Étouffée

    April 5, 2020

    This is one of the best spoonfuls of anything to ever hit my plate. And as good as it is, I haven’t made it...

  • French Toast & Embracing the Gap

    March 29, 2020

    Cinnamon custard dip for your day (s) old brioche!

  • White Chocolate Brownies

    March 22, 2020

    A yummy canvas for countless desserts.

  • Strawberry Burnt Vanilla Bean Milk Recipe

    March 18, 2020

    Homemade strawberry syrup, burnt vanilla, chopped strawberries, and milk. Better than you remember!

  • Yuzu, Thyme, Raspberry Mousse Cakes

    March 9, 2020

    Acidic, herbaceous, with sweet notes throughout .

  • Quick & Easy Red Beans and Rice

    February 23, 2020

    Let me start by saying that I am a fan of the slow-cook method, but sometimes it can rather…uuuhhh… slow. So I’ve found a...

  • Chocolate Mousse and Amaretti

    February 17, 2020

    How was Valentine’s Day, Sweetnesses?!Here’s that recipe I referenced on Instagram. You can easily pipe the mousse into wine glasses and top with chopped...

  • Giveaway Alert! February THE GOOD TASTE BOX

    February 16, 2020

    Win a free February dessert box!

  • Chocolate Amaretti Cookies

    February 16, 2020

    Fudgey, chewy, and almond-y. Make these to snack on, or as building block to bigger and even more indulgent dessert. CHOCOLATE AMARETTI COOKIES2 cups...

  • White Chocolate, White Pepper, Whiskey Ice Cream

    February 6, 2020

    Let’s catch up

  • Espresso Panna Cotta & Caramelized Sugar

    January 7, 2020

    Happy New Year! First post of the year is a pick-me-up. Bold. Delicious. Made with ease. My wish for all of your 2020! Panna...

  • Order by December 17th!

    December 13, 2019

    Cranberry Sage Macarons Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Gingerbread Men French Vanilla Marshmallows Dark Hot Chocolate Cocoa Mix Order here!

  • Banana Bread Lovers Unite! Now Shipping.

    December 7, 2019

    Banana bread is coming...to your doorstep!

  • My Holiday Boxes are Ready to Ship!

    December 5, 2019

    They are sleek, and as my husband put it – “sexy”! This box is full of treats and the perfect gift for a small...

  • Parisian Flan

    November 14, 2019

    If custard isn't your thing, neither is this post.

  • New in SWEET TOOTH – My Pop Up Shop! Chewy Oat & Almond Cookie Bars

    November 9, 2019

    For those times when you only want a little somethin'. My new SWEET TOOTH Pop Up Shop offers free shipping, and small orders of...

  • November – THE GOOD TASTE BOX

    October 26, 2019

    This month, it’s all about fall and tradition. Check out the deets here!

  • October – THE GOOD TASTE BOX

    October 12, 2019

    Straight from kitchen lab.

  • NEW in the Recipe Shop! Vanilla, Lemon, Raspberry, Lemon, Layer Cake

    September 28, 2019

    This one tops my lists of favorite cakes. It's a winner. Hands down.

  • THE GOOD TASTE BOX – Spicy Pineapple & Blueberry Lime-Basil White Chocolate Hazelnut Sandwiches

    August 30, 2019

    Grab a glass of Grigio!

  • Smoky Garlicky Spinach, Shrimp, and Whatever…

    August 27, 2019

    You're gonna want to try this at least once. Likely, you already have.

  • Mint Chocolate BonBons

    August 20, 2019

    Rich. Decadent. Simple. I originally wanted so-called true bonbons. Just a quick pop-bite, but that notion lost its sails, or maybe its wind. I...

  • Oatmeal Cookie Ice Cream

    August 5, 2019

    If you really think about it, you could eat this for breakfast...

  • Summer Corn Ice Cream & Cake with Basil, & Blueberries

    July 31, 2019

    Simple ingredients showing off.

  • Strawberry Agua Fresca

    July 28, 2019

    So apparently, I like strawberries. Do you get it now? lol...

  • Extra Step Waffles (o:

    July 14, 2019

    These waffles have earned a gold star in our house. I think you might collect one in yours.

  • Lime Mint Thyme Blackberry Sorbet

    July 11, 2019

    Is it hot enough yet?

  • Raspberry Rosé Floats

    June 29, 2019

    About those boxes…lemon coconut raspberry ice cream, raspberry sorbet, and raspberry macarons. The dog days are upon us. Days of sun. Summer dinner parties...

  • Roasted Berries (any kind)

    June 6, 2019

    …to go with that June THE GOOD TASTE BOX! I recently posted the contents of June’s THE GOOD TASTE BOX, and we’ll be sharing...

  • New Logo, who dis?!

    March 5, 2019

    I think we can all agree that I’ve taken my dear sweet time getting back to blogging. So I won’t waste your time disguising...

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    April 8, 2017

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  • Long Time, No Dessert!

    June 29, 2016

    A simple cake for crazy times...

  • Standard Post

    March 2, 2016

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    March 2, 2016

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    March 2, 2015

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    March 2, 2015

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  • Quote

    March 2, 2015

    Food is not just eating energy. It's an experience.— Guy Fieri

  • Gallery Post

    March 2, 2015

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  • The Taylors

    February 4, 2015

    Aaaahhhhh – these two. I had quite a time figuring out where to begin the story of Anna & Wilson’s photos here on the...

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    July 10, 2014

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  • Remy & Lamont Get Married – March 24, 2013

    April 19, 2013

    Oh where do we begin? Sometimes, wedding blogs can be so wordy. This isn’t a wedding blog. It’s a blog that belongs to a...

  • Be Inspired! Aurum and Shale @ High Meadows

    February 28, 2013

    And this is where it all begins. I was recruited to be amongst some seriously creative folk to bring life to High Meadows at...

  • Taste Test on Wheels – Holiday Edition!

    November 17, 2012

    Photos by the Lovely Janet Howard of Janet Howard Studios! I want to show you pictures of Janet at work, but I’m going to...

  • Youtube

    September 6, 2011

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    September 6, 2011

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    August 22, 2011

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    August 22, 2011

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  • Scallion Corn Cakes and Stuff about Sift!

    November 18, 2010

    Hello and thank you for joining me! I was really perplexed as to how I should begin my first blog entry. I didn’t know...

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