How To Host a Simple French-Inspired Spring Brunch

Happy April Friends! It’s slowly warming up here in D.C. and I’m itching to celebrate soon with a spring-time brunch. When I lived in France, I felt like it was much easier just to pop into a friends house unannounced and whip up some brunch; in the states, we’re all very spread out and scheduled […]

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pecan fingers

Pecan Finger Cookies

Being born and raised in France, I am not too big on baking cookies (cakes, yes! pastries, yes! bread, triple yes!), so I love this recipe because it tastes amazing, it is different and most of all, it is super easy to makes. Win, win, win.  PECAN FINGERS 1 cup butter ½ cup confectioner’s sugar […]

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Old Fashioned Ammonia Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Ammonia Sugar Cookies ⠀ (Makes about 10 dozen cookies)⠀ Baker’s ammonia (ammonium carbonate) is a classic leavener, called for in your grandmother’s or great-grandmother’s recipes. It creates a lighter cookie than baking soda (the modern equivalent). You can purchase it online. The ammonia smell really emerges when you bake them; but when they […]

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