We had a bbq at our house over the weekend, and I made some mini pound cakes for dessert. How adorable, right?? And then I cut them into little slices, and they got even cuter.
We made strawberry ice cream to celebrate the first day of summer. And the first day of summer rewarded us by raining again. So we enjoyed our ice cream cones inside on the couch watching a movie. At least it tasted like summertime.
There is always such drama when baking a new recipe. Is the bottom getting too done? Is the top done enough? Are they going to dry out if I leave them in longer? Luckily, this drama had a happy ending. I used this recipe, except I added mini chocolate chips instead, for cuteness.
We spent a lazy Sunday afternoon watching The Jinx and eating cookies. We had to watch all the episodes at once, so thank goodness I already had some slice and bake cookies in the freezer. All we had to do was heat up the oven, slice some dough, and 10 minutes later, shove cookies in our mouths.
We used a variation of this recipe, except walnuts and chocolate chips instead, and no coffee or nutella. We might make it a priority to always have some cookies ready in the freezer from now on.
Hut’s has a special place in our hearts. We went there on a special date a long time ago, so we like to go back and hold hands and share onion rings. We even walk from blocks away, since they are located right on 6th Street. It is very diner-y, with the burgers and fries in little red baskets lined with paper. The burgers are good and messy. The fries are crispy. And the onion rings are huge and have some pepper on them that is extra delicious. I always have Jon cut the rings in half, so they can fit in the ketchup cup.