The Little Epicurean

Feb 02 2017

Rose Water Shortbread Cookies

Rose Water Shortbread Cookies

Rose water shortbread cookies: chocolate dipped shortbread cookies spiked with a hint of rose water. They’re afternoon tea’s perfect accompaniment. I’m on a big rose kick right now. Perhaps, it’s because of Valentine’s Day looming, or maybe it’s my addiction to The Bachelor. Last week I shared this romantic rose yogurt creme brûlée. Today, the rose trend

Jan 31 2017

Blackberry Shrub

Blackberry Shrub

Blackberry Shrub: a non-alcoholic mixer made from equal parts fruit, sugar, and vinegar. It makes for a tart, tangy, and refreshing beverage! I began January with hopes of healthier eating. I was even hoping for a dry January- an entire month without alcohol. Obviously, that didn’t last very long. I attended too many parties, dinners, and

Jan 26 2017

Rose Yogurt Creme Brulee

Rose Yogurt Creme Brulee

Valentine’s Day is a little over two weeks away. I normally associate this holiday with desserts, especially chocolates. But something even more synonymous with Valentine’s Day are roses! Let’s have our roses and eat them, too. This rose yogurt creme brulee is a super easy breakfast or dessert to make for loved ones. It’s a

Jan 24 2017

Smoothie Popsicles

Smoothie Popsicles

Smoothie popsicles: take your favorite smoothies and turn them into a frozen treat. It’s the kind of dessert that is acceptable for breakfast! Hello from Charleston! I’m here for the week attending a photography workshop with the super talented and fabulous Helene Dujardin. (I’ve been sharing little tidbits on IG stories and Snapchat.) It’s a week

Jan 19 2017

Homemade Microwave Popcorn

Homemade Microwave Popcorn (with flavor mix-ins!)

Homemade microwave popcorn is quick, easy, and super customizable! All you need is a paper bag, popcorn kernels, and a microwave.  I hate movie theater popcorn. It’s often too buttery, too salty, or worse- served at room temperature.  Let’s not even get into how much my local theater charges for a small ($6!). But I’m only