The Little Epicurean

Feb 14 2012

Rainbow Cake

As children we are told that we could find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.  Years later after a couple science classes, you realize that the ends of rainbows are always moving depending on where the viewer is standing.  That’s when the term “chasing rainbows” clicked in my head. It doesn’t

Feb 13 2012

Dog Bone Biscuits

Have you met Charlie?   He is now 7 months old and he is turning out to be the sweetest, most loving, most adorable little thing ever.  Its no surprise that he is my Valentine.  We’re going to have a play date at the dog park Tuesday afternoon. Charlie likes long walks around the lake,

Feb 09 2012

Sprinkles’ Strawberry Cupcakes

I miss elementary school and those little Valentines we were obligated to give to everyone.  No one was ever left out, everyone had a Valentine.  Lessons were cut short for the day so we could enjoy the holiday with bags of potato chips, boxes of delivered pizzas, and what seemed like an unlimited supply of

Feb 06 2012

Lemon Honey Cookies

I hated Valentine’s Day during my emo teenage years.  I couldn’t understand why a boy like Chris Carrabba from Dashboard Confessional wasn’t outside my window serenading me with silly love songs on his acoustic guitar.  Thank goodness those days are long gone. As you get older, you realize its just another day.  That is, until

Jan 31 2012

Individual Banana Cream Tarts

I did something really momentous this Sunday.  I completed my first half marathon!  Yes, I’m one step closer to taking on a full 26.2 mile marathon! To celebrate this big feat, I had to make myself something very special. Circa 2010 while my boyfriend and I lived in Napa, we would drive out to San