Small Batch Refrigerator Pickled Carrots

Refrigerator Pickled Carrots

I always imagined pickling to be some all-consuming full day task that resulted in an entire refrigerator/cabinets/storage unit full of pickled things and peppercorns in your bra. Little did I know there’s a much less involved version that takes an hour tops and is almost impossible to botch.

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S’mores Banana Bread

Greetings. Since my room is approximately 500 degrees right now, there’s a slim to zero percent chance that I’ll be able to sleep any time soon, so let’s talk about banana bread! And s’mores! And what happens when you have frozen bananas and leftover s’mores supplies! Here’s a hint: look down.

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Coconut Whipped Cream

Hi, hello, happy June!

This is less of a recipe, more of a ‘this can be done and you should do so promptly.’ I first learned of this at a lady gathering at my aunt’s house. There was lots of talk of age spots and droopy cheeks, but also of the coconut cream which one of her friends had brought to scoop onto berries (what I was most focused on). The recipe used was that of oh she glows. It’s a perfect dairy-less alternative to traditional whipped cream and is just subtly sweet.

Coconut whipped cream and strawberries

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Chocolate Chocolate Baked Birthday Donuts

Guess who/what turned two this week! THIS BLOG RIGHT HERE. And guess how we/I celebrated! DONUTS. With sprinkles. And chocolate. I don’t give my donut pan nearly enough attention. The thing is honestly magical. As far as finding a recipe for this occasion, I looked no farther than Joy the Baker‘s treasure trove of donut recipes. This one happened to be an adaptation from Shutterbean. Both of whom are donut masters, for real.

Chocolate Donuts 1

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