Tasty Thursdays: Vanilla Bourbon Wedding Cake

Last weekend I went to the nerdiest wedding I’ve ever been to, and it was awesome. I’m friends with the groom, and we game together. He met his bride when he overheard her at a restaurant talking about Firefly. She’s a die-hard Star Wars fan, and he’s firmly in the geek starship as well. So…

Alice crepe from The French Bakery, with blurry almond croissant and macarons in the background.

Tasty Thursdays: French Crepe

David and I went thrifting last Saturday. It was his idea–he’s been on this eco-friendly kick lately (well, he always has). Now that it’s summer, he wanted a pair of nicer shorts to wear to work, and he only had heavy cargo ones. But he doesn’t want to buy a new pair of shorts, because doing…

Tasty Thursdays: Grazie Ristorante

Grazie is squashed between a Men’s Wearhouse and a gym. However, the interior is absolutely lovely, intimate, and inviting. And the authentic Italian dishes, amazing bread and dip, and delicious desserts make them a must-try in South Seattle.

Tasty Thursdays: Chocolate Meringue Cookies

If you haven’t noticed by now, I have a massive sweet tooth. I love dessert. And when that dessert is fat- and calorie-free? Even better. Meringue is awesome! Of course, the whole thing is basically made of sugar, so I wouldn’t go so far as to call it healthy… But, hey, close enough.

Tasty Thursdays: Mango Blueberry Crisp

I’m going to tell you an embarrassing story. As mentioned in earlier posts, we were recently on a Holland America cruise in the Greek Islands. (It was a rather whirlwind unexpected trip, so those stories will follow once I complete all my blog posts lined up from the last big vacation I took in spring of this year, plus the…