The Little Epicurean

Dec 06 2016

Forest Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Forest Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake: four layers of moist pumpkin cake filled with chocolate caramel cream cheese frosting and chopped dark chocolate.  One month! One month down and 100 years to go. Alex and I celebrated one month of marriage by feasting on this chocolate pumpkin cake (which I’m aptly called the forest cake). The flavors of

Dec 01 2016

Peppermint Bark Rolls

Peppermint Bark Rolls

Peppermint Bark Rolls: soft bread rolls filled with cocoa-sugar and Peppermint Bark, glazed with cream cheese frosting, and topped with chopped Peppermint Bark! It happened one weekend during winter break in high school. I was browsing through Williams-Sonoma wandering through all the baking gadgets when I was handed a sample of Peppermint Bark. One taste and I fell

Nov 29 2016

Spiced Whiskey Cobbler Cocktail

Spiced Whiskey Cobbler Cocktail

Spiced Whiskey Cobbler: wintertime cocktail made with spiced whiskey, spiced simple syrup, and muddled orange.  Can we talk about Gilmore Girls? Once all the turkey, stuffing, and desserts from our Thanksgiving feast was enjoyed, I spent the rest of the holiday weekend on the couch watching the four new episodes. Immediately, after the last scene of

Nov 22 2016

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies: all the familiar autumn flavors of pumpkin pie in a convenient handheld dessert!  Pumpkin pie is a staple at any Thanksgiving feast. But what if you’re married to someone that doesn’t like pumpkin pie?! (Blasphemy! I know.) Solution: you recreate the flavors of pumpkin pie in a different form of dessert. Meaning, you

Nov 17 2016

Christmas Cards + Tiny Prints Giveaway

Tiny Prints Holiday Cards The Little Epicurean

In this digital age where people text message and email instead of making telephone calls and sending hand written letters, I love the holidays because it’s the one time of year I actually receive snail mail from friends and family. For me, it’s such a treat opening up Christmas cards and seeing photos of everyone’s