The Little Epicurean

Mar 11 2013

Homemade Oreos

As promised, homemade oreos. Have you seen the new mega stuffed oreos?  I was shocked, too.  I thought the double stuffed was more than enough.  If the cream filling is what you’re after, this homemade version is for you.  Your dreams of ridiculously stuffed oreos are about to come true. I have always been a

Mar 07 2013

Spring Sugar Cookies

Spring is fast approaching and I can’t wait.  This Sunday marks the start of daylight savings time.  I’m ready for longer days, itching to feel the warmth of the sun, and excited to have more time to spend running around with my dog. For me, the new year doesn’t necessary start with the changing of

Mar 04 2013

Homemade Thin Mints

I have been buying Girl Scout cookies every year for as long as my stomach can remember. Nothing beats the real thing, but what happens once I’ve run out of cookies?  Or what about if I have a sudden craving during the summer when Girl Scout cookies are no longer available?  I can’t just wait

Feb 27 2013

Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe

Literally, Cacio e Pepe means cheese and pepper.  That’s all you need to make a deliciously satisfying pasta dish.  Adding a couple of tablespoons of butter doesn’t hurt either. I learned about this pasta when I was preparing for my Rome trip last summer.  Rick Steve’s Italy travel guide mentions Bucatini all’amatriciana and Cacio e

Feb 25 2013

I’m Moving!

I’m Moving!

Hello loyal readers, I have decided to move my blog from Blogger to WordPress.  There may be some hiccups on this site for a couple of days.  Please be patient.  In the meantime, you can continue to access my blog through Thank you! xoxo the little epicurean