Lemon Lingonberry Cake, done Sweet Nerd style. It’s a bit of ‘Splatter meets Swedes.’ The puckery sweet filling was inspired by Sweden’s popular Lingonberries and the urban splatter painted finish was inspired by street art in Los Angeles.
Czech and Kolachkes go together like Bees + Honey! And speaking of bees, this Kolachkes recipe, which I found in my fave cookie cookbook, Cookie Love, upped the ante by adding in Honeycomb.
I’m having a Rocky Balboa moment. I’m envisioning myself racing by snow-capped Patagonian mountains with the sounds of a crowd cheering me on as I finish the final descent to the finish Line.
Need a party theme? Allow me to introduce you to Amy Murphy of Parties, Petals, and Paper who has taught (and continues to teach) this Sweet Nerd a thing or two about hosting.
Consider this grilled watermelon an ode to the LA fruit carts! On a hot summer day in LA, you can’t go anywhere without seeing the rainbow fruit carts on busy street corners selling mouth-watering delectables to busy commuters.
This summer, I’ve been spoiled with unusually relaxing Saturdays. These “Shortstack Saturdays” involve plenty of pancakes, pajamas, and Potter. Harry Potter, that is!