The Little Epicurean

Nov 15 2016

Spiced Hot Toddy

Spiced Hot Toddy

Spiced Hot Toddy: a soothing concoction of orange spiced tea, honey, lemon, and whiskey.  Coming back from a vacation is always tough. Especially, when that vacation is your honeymoon. Yes, it’s true! After 7 years of dating and 16 months of wedding planning, Alex and I are finally married! (Here’s a photo of the wedding

Nov 11 2016

Pumpkin Bread with Eggnog Glaze

Pumpkin Bread with Eggnog Glaze

Pumpkin bread with eggnog glaze combines two of my favorite holiday flavors into an interesting and delicious treat! What better way to celebrate the time between Halloween and Christmas than with a delicious bread that brings together pumpkin and eggnog?! While it sounds like an unusual combination, the spices from the pumpkin bread pairs wonderfully

Nov 02 2016

Apple Ginger Punch

Apple Ginger Punch

Apple ginger punch is a delicious concoction of apple cider, ginger beer, pomegranate juice, bourbon, and sparkling wine.   Punch doesn’t have the same meaning as it once did when I was a kid. Punch used to mean super sweet juice that made made my tongue red. Now when I hear punch, I’m hoping the

Oct 27 2016

Espresso Cream Cheese Brownies

Espresso Cream Cheese Brownies

These espresso cream cheese brownies are your traditional fudge brownies made special with the addition of chocolate chips and a delightful espresso cream cheese swirl topping.  We’re not even finished with October and I am already exhausted. Halloween plans, last minute wedding details, Thanksgiving menu prep, scheduling all things Christmas and holiday related. While I’m super excited for

Oct 23 2016

Chocolate Hazelnut Pumpkin Pie

Chocolate Hazelnut Pumpkin Pie

Chocolate Hazelnut Pumpkin Pie: chocolate hazelnut graham cracker crust with a pumpkin cheesecake filling topped with chocolate ganache and chopped hazelnuts. Cheesecake. It’s one of the heaviest desserts around, and unfortunately it’s also one of the tastiest. During the end of the year (mainly October, November, and December), it’s a time to celebrate and unapologetically