Recipes

Cherry Chocolate Cake. What is it about cherries and chocolate that just go together so well!?! I am somewhat addicted to the See’s dark chocolate covered cherries. They have such a yummy cream filling along with the cherry. Yum! Today I’m sharing the recipe for the cherry chocolate cake that my mom used to make […]

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Earlier this year I shared my current love of citrus through Lemon Tarts & Lemon Blueberry Bundts, but that craving for citrus even extends into my veggie dishes! My husband taught me a cooking trick with asparagus. He holds a stalk at each end, then slowly bends it in half until it reaches its natural […]

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For our wedding, my Aunt Edna made her famous Homemade Sugar Mints. We placed the pretty white mints in dishes at our reception. For our recent baby shower, I thought…What better way to thank our friends and family than by continuing the homemade mint tradition?!? So I found some super adorable baby rattler molds on […]

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On our recent trip to Paris, Ben & I spent some time wandering around the Marais district with friends, ducking into one of a kind shops. Our favorite restaurant in the neighborhood is the Instagram favorite, Merci. The front is a cafe with cozy nooks & book lined walls while the back is a two […]

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These lemon tarts aren’t the fanciest of desserts, but they are easy to make and are nice and light for surprising someone on Mother’s Day with! They have a little crunch from the graham cracker crust, yummy tart flavor from the lemon, and finishes off with a light, fluffy whipped cream. I use the same […]

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So the other week when I made the Organic Cauliflower with Dates & Pistachios dish, I wanted to toss it with some tahini sauce for extra flavor. I searched 4 different stores for some tahini sauce & came up empty handed every single time. So I figured, why not make my own!?! It is super […]

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Northern Cornbread versus Southern Cornbread is one of the most popular posts on Sweet Tea Sweetie. For those of you who haven’t had a chance to read it yet, basically there is a long standing rivalry between Southern cornbread (which is more savory) and Northern cornbread (which has a lot more sugar in it). When […]

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This past week I celebrated my birthday! Birthdays are always a great time to sit back and reflect and this one is especially pivotal as we are expecting our first baby! It has been intimidating to constantly hear how much our lives are going to change with this new addition. What do you say to […]

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One of the first foodie places in Boston that called our name was Durgin Park, the famous home of the Boston Baked Beans. Let me tell you, they were delicious! The original location is the best, but we were happy to find that there is a location at the airport as well, which meant we were […]

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