The Ultimate Banana Split

The Ultimate Banana Split | From SugarHero.com

Ultimate. Ginormous. Towering. Honkin’. Pimped out. Pick your giant adjective of choice–however you want to describe it, this is one hyoooooge* banana split! *I hope you said this with a Donald Trump voice, because I sure did. Folks, today is National Banana Split Day, and as we all know, I am a slave to these…

Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream | From SugarHero.com

If you’ve ever walked into a frozen yogurt place, taken one look at the lever for peanut butter yogurt, wrinkled your nose, and thought, “WHO is the one person on the planet who is buying that peanut butter yogurt?” well…it’s me. Hi. Howdy. Sorry ‘bout it. My friends are always making fun of my intense…

Pistachio Pie with Lemon Whipped Cream

Pistachio Pie | From SugarHero.com

I don’t trust my own food judgment sometimes. As you might imagine, this can be problematic for someone who makes their living working with food. The problem is, I reeeeaaaally like desserts. As in, fourth grade style, write-a-MASH-note-to-a-piece-of-cake like-like desserts. And I also enjoy less popular ingredients and flavor combinations. So when I come up with…

Ice Cream Sundae Cake

Ice Cream Sundae Cake | From SugarHero.com

Quick! Name the summeriest thing you can think of. Sand-crusted weekends at the beach? Long, sticky days at the pool working on your skin cancer tan? Frosty drinks beneath a palm tree? Hearing that horrible Iggy Azalea song one too many times and throwing your radio across the room in disgust? All good answers, but…

Banana Meringue Cake with Cinnamon-Sour Cream Ganache

Banana Meringue Cake | From SugarHero.com

Riddle me this: why do bananas only have a 2-hour window in which they are the perfect texture? I buy them slightly green, and they stay slightly green for days and days. If I try to eat them early, they’re hard and astringent and barely sweet. Then all of a sudden every single banana in…

Chocolate Profiteroles with Fresh Mint Chip Ice Cream

Chocolate Profiteroles with Fresh Mint Ice Cream | From SugarHero.com

I was shopping in my favorite Armenian market a few weeks ago, and I noticed they were having a monster sale on fresh mint. Four big bunches for 99 cents! Beat that, Whole-Foods-That-Sells-A-Tiny-Sprig-For-$3! So of course I snatched up four bunches and then Insta-bragged about the great deal. I was feeling pretty smug with my…

German Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream + A Chocolate Giveaway!

German Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream

As I type this, there is a tell-tale smudge of chocolate above my lip, and a plastic container that’s been licked clean near my left hand. There’s an empty space in my freezer, a faint whiff of chocolate on my breath, and the smallest, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it pang of guilt as I think of my sleeping husband,…

Radiant Orchid Mini Cakes

Radiant Orchid Mini Cakes | From SugarHero.com

The first thing you should know about me is that I am NOT a design geek or decorating enthusiast. We moved into our current place four years ago, and I literally just hung some art in the living room a few months ago. Before that, we lived with bare walls painted a charming industrial beige….

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