I PASSED!

After so much hard work, I can officially say that I AM A CERTIFIED CICERONE! I’ve learned the most incredible things about beer over the last 18 months and I’ve

TSP Original: Freaking Delicious Granola

MUSIC PAIRING: Radiohead, Pablo Honey Hellooooooooo, everyone!  I have emerged from the bubble that is Certified Cicerone studying. While I’d been studying on and off for the last year and a

Oatmeal Cherry Cookies

MUSIC PAIRING: Ramones, Road To Ruin I do not like cooked raisins. My mom used to buy those frozen Lender’s cinnamon raisin bagels when I was a kid and she

Classic Caesar Salad Dressing

MUSIC PAIRING: Rage Against The Machine, Evil Empire Because I’m the oldest person on my team at work, I often feel the need to take care of my little fledglings.

Vanilla Bean Sprinkle Cookies

MUSIC PAIRING: Sara Bareilles, The Blessed Unrest Howdy, friends. It’s been a while. I’d like to tell you that I’ve been way busy with super fun things but I haven’t. Instead,

Sweet Potato Pie

MUSIC PAIRING: Mason Jennings, Minnesota  So, I realize that we’ve officially entered Spring but here in New York over the weekend, it was freezing. All I wanted were things like

Chocolate Pudding with Bourbon Whipped Cream

MUSIC PAIRING: Boyz II Men, II Chocolate pudding. The mere thought brings me right back to middle school when I would do anything in the world to trade my apple for

Thirsty Thursday: Ritterguts Gose

Studying for my Cicerone test is rapidly expanding my exposure to and appreciation for different beer styles. The historical German Gose style is fascinating to me as its sour, funky

Roasted Pear and Dark Chocolate Scones

MUSIC PAIRING: Gentle Classical Playlist on Spotify Two things. One, I have to keep exclaiming that I cannot believe the holidays are over and that it’s 2016. Two, I have

Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls

MUSIC PAIRING: Christmas Classics Playlist on Spotify  I don’t know about you guys but I’m still trying to deal with the fact that Christmas is over. When did that happen? Why