Krispy Kreme Doughnuts: Seasonal Halloween Treats

With the introduction of fall, pumpkin and Halloween goodies are popping up every where and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is no different. Plastered all over their windows are their seasonal goods, advertising pumpkin spice lattes and cleverly named Krispy Skremes for their sprinkle, pumpkin and spider web-decorated doughnuts. But these are only a few of the doughnuts they're... Continue Reading →

Visions of Donuts Dance in My Head

Happy National Donut Day! I had originally intended not to post about today but decided at the last moment to acknowledge it with some of my favorite donut memories. Or doughnuts if you insist. Mental Floss did a roundup of 17 Extreme Donuts That Look Like They'll Kill You and my donut shooters from last... Continue Reading →

They Might Be Brownies: Chia Seeds and Coconut Oil

Brownies should be brownies. I learned that lesson the first time I tried Jessica Seinfeld's brownies with spinach and carrots back in 2007. The vegetables were visible in the completed brownie (as evidenced above) and the spinach taste never really went away. I couldn't very well leave experimenting with brownies alone when I recently was doing research... Continue Reading →

Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee: On Doing It Right

One thing I appreciate about Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee is the AP Style spelling of 'doughnuts' instead of the more common 'donuts.' It immediately concocts sophistication and extra effort in both spelling out the extra letters and it especially rings true when it comes to the actual donut itself. But that's only one of many... Continue Reading →

My Love-Hate Relationship: Bardot Bars

Considering my love for all things ice cream I had to ask myself recently if price was an issue when I visited Bardot Bars, an upscale ice cream shop that opened last year in La Jolla. But there are several things to consider with Bardot: It's located in the heart of La Jolla, smack on Prospect... Continue Reading →

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