Beet Breakfast Sammie

I just lived through the rainiest May on record for Dallas, TX, and I gotta say, I’m so glad it’s over!  Don’t get me wrong, I love the rain.  I love reading and sipping coffee to the sounds of rain and the blue light that comes from cloud coverage, but I live in Texas, not Seattle.  And I’m glad I don’t because when it rains and rains and rains, the unfortunate side effect of me just wanting to bake and eat everything happens.  And when my roommate leaves me alone in the apartment, I have no accountability and limited self control when it comes to sweets and baked goods! Continue reading


Emporium Pies

A huge part of my heart, and my stomach, belongs to the quintessential American dessert: pie.  I’ve grown up on good southern pie and for the love of pie, you need this place in your life.  I accidentally stumbled upon this quirky pie heaven during its inaugural weekend of business and ever since then it’s been history.  I broke up with this place for a while when I started to really get my  diet under control about a year and a half ago, but recently opened my heart back up to the sheer pleasure of occasional pie enjoyment.  Emporium Pies is taking pie, turning them on their head and taking them to the next level.

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Glazed Donut Works

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it’s also my absolute favorite.  I could eat it for every meal!  On weekends I like to really enjoy a great breakfast whether I cook at home or go out to get what I’m craving for the day.  Today I woke up craving donuts.  But not just any regular donut.  I wanted interesting, fun flavors that you can get with gourmet, small batch made donuts.  So I headed down to Deep Ellum on the outskirts of downtown Dallas with one place in mind, Glazed Donut Works.  These babies are in a league of their own!


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