Espresso Nutella Sticky Buns

I’ve tinkered with about four batches of these sticky buns, and I love them. The dough is tender and flavored with espresso, the Nutella filling is sweet but not overwhelming, and the coffee glaze keeps the buns sticky and moist for days, if they’re around for that long. These sticky buns are perfect when they’re just barely warm, either out of the oven or reheated in the microwave. I love unwrapping the rolled up layers and eating these sticky buns … Continue reading

Iced Coffee Redux

I’ve shared my method for cold-brewing iced coffee with you before, but let’s do it again, this time with better pictures and better coffee! My sister brought back a bag of delicious, sense-tickling coffee beans from Costa Rica. Their powerful smell perfumes the air, begging us to indulge. In order to combat DC’s oppressive heatwave, I’ve been grinding these coffee beans before bed, brewing them overnight, and pouring the dark elixir over ice to keep my spirits high during my … Continue reading

Coffee Heath Bar Crunch Ice Cream

Ben and Jerry’s Coffee Heath Bar Crunch ice cream is one of my favorites. I can eat so much of it that the caffeine keeps me up at night. This imitation is delicious. The coffee flavor is slightly more subtle, but not in a bad way. Aside from that, the only difference is that I sit on the sofa eating it out of a plastic quart container instead of a paper Ben and Jerry’s pint container. Stella snagged a drop … Continue reading