Dinner - Entertaining - Sandwiches and Burgers

Slow Cooked Greek Lamb Shoulder + Home Made Pitas

March 31, 2016

Homemade Pitas | erin made this-6

As if this past weekend’s feast of home made yeasted things wasn’t enough, I went and made some pitas! I mainly needed to make them to scoop up my first, from-scratch hummus that truly changed the person I am. I soaked and boiled chickpeas people, so rightly so. read more

Baking - bread

No Knead Hot Cross Buns

March 22, 2016

No Knead Hot Cross Buns-5Hello! I’m back from my power break. You probably didn’t even notice, considering it was just a week. But boy, did I need it! This term has been so busy and has really kicked me in the butt and I am so looking forward to the Easter break. AKA Chocolate and HCB gorging. 

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Baking - Cakes - My Life

Brown Butter Peach Layer Cake with Vanilla Tahini Frosting

March 8, 2016

Brown Butter Peach Layer Cake with Vanilla Tahini Frosting | erin made this-10

Things seem a little different? That’s ’cause I’m 28! Yep, I survived the Janis Joplin/ Jimi Hendrix/ Kurt Cobain curse and lived to see 28. THANK YOU UNIVERSE.  read more

Baking - Dessert

Brown Sugar Pavlovas with Rosewater Cream and Figs

March 1, 2016

Brown Sugar Pavlovas with Rosewater Cream and Figs | erin made this-14A couple of weeks ago, while I was on playground duty, I spotted the biggest fig I have ever seen in my life. This thing was the size of a PEAR! Have you ever seen something like this before? The figs I have met are always small and dainty!

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Dinner - Salads

Caesar Salad for Single Ladies

February 23, 2016

Caesar Salad for Single Ladies | erin made this-4True story: one of my life goals is to make cooking as simple as possible. Sure, I love 6 layer things and desserts that call for 8 separated eggs, but what I also love is not waiting for 3 hours for my mid week dinner to be on the table. read more


San Francisco

February 18, 2016

San Francisco-7-2

Hi! I know it’s been a while, but I am finally here with all of my San Fran pics! It has actually been a bit hard for my to write this post. read more

Baking - Cakes

Sesame + Tahini Teacake

February 16, 2016

Sesame + Tahini Teacake | erin made this-12

A warm, cinnamon sugar topped teacake was a weekly feature when I was a kid. In fact, it was probably one of the first things I ever baked. read more

Baking - Cakes - Dessert

Chocolate Cake for Two

February 9, 2016

Chocolate Love Cake for Two-1

If you follow me on Instagram (you should do that if you don’t!), you might have seen I have started a ceramic adventure. read more

My Life - Travel

New York City

February 4, 2016

NYC Day 1-5

What would be your HONY caption? You know, if Brandon from Humans of New York stopped you while you were walking down the street, trying to get past the slow walkers and into a Duane Reade, what would you say?  read more