Make Spoons

A California Girl's Adventures in Food+Travel

Category Archives: Desserts

Travelogue: Perugia’s World of Chocolate

After being warmly greeted into Umbria during our day-time detour to Lake Trasimeno, we arrived into Perugia┬álate in the evening when most of the residents of the historic core had … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Pittsburgh’s Dream Cream Serves Ice Cream with a Purpose

Things have been a little busy on this end of the computer screen, which is great for work but not great for this blog. As my week is slowly winding … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Kitchen: Classic Pound Cake w/ Strawberry Glaze

There wasn’t much experimenting here,folks. I had a craving for pound cake (because I saw Paula Deen making it on TV last week) and I had about three baskets of … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Kitchen: Avocado Key Lime Pie

Avocados rank pretty darn high on my list of favorite foods. Being a California girl and all, we’ve got no shortage of them year-round. From giant Pinkertons and Zutanos to … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dining: El Picoteo | Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Spanish tapas from El Picoteo were one of the things we splurged on multiple times while on our trip. Located within our amazing hotel (Hotel El Convento), El Picoteo serves … Continue reading

May 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Frances Bakery & Coffee Sweetens the Deal

As much as I’d like to pretend that I have any sort of affiliation with Little Tokyo’s Frances Bakery and Coffee, unfortunately, my connection to them is nothing more than … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Straight Trippin': Getting to know Julian, CA Pt. I

A Hidden Mountain Town When people think of visiting San Diego County,images of surfers, beach bums, and naval ships come to mind; trips to the zoo or to the vintage … Continue reading

September 12, 2011 · 1 Comment
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