Bex’s Best of 2015!

Hard to believe that the year is coming to an end. 2015 was one to remember for many reasons – 8 months spent in D.C. for the first half of the year left me with countless memories, professional experiences that have opened many doors for the future, new friendships, and a few more pounds along the way…

Say Cheese(cake)!

Everyone has that one (perhaps) odd food item that he or she could just eat excessive amounts of, but knows that it would be extremely weird to do so. For example, black olive juice. I love black olive juice…would drink it by the glassful if I could. But that would make me extremely weird, which I am…so…

It’s what’s inside that counts…

With it being my last week at the Library of Congress, I had to bring only the best of the best to my going away “Tea Party” today so, I made these delightful truffles. If you are a coffee lover, like myself, then try out these amazing dark chocolate raspberry truffles below. If you are…

Lem-on me, when you’re not strong…

One of Bex’s favorite activities to do is plan out a whole menu/dinner date for friends. This past weekend, I finally met one of my best friends, Emilee Petti! Yes, you heard that right, folks. I met one of my best friends for the first time. Emilee and I share the same best friend of the one…

Need an apple-ing Thanksgiving dessert? Apple Crisp to the rescue!

Breakfastwithbex or Bakingwithbetsy?! Between the pumpkin pies and mincemeat pies baking in the oven all day long, I did not think it was possible for Betsy Doser to top the delicious Thanksgiving dessert scents engulfing the entire house. But oh, was I wrong! Tonight’s Thanksgiving Eve dinner and the belated celebration of my Dad’s birthday was…

Do these look ent-icing or what?!

It is that time during the semester when every college student is under a lot of stress. Only a few weeks left of the Fall semester means bring on the research papers, finals, studying and organizing for the upcoming Spring semester. So, what better way to de-stress then to make some delicious cookies? Because after all,…

Steamed Suet Pudding with Vanilla Bean White Sauce

Back when my mom was a little girl, a steamed suet pudding was a delectable Christmas dessert tradition during the large family gathering at her house. Traditionally, suet, which is beef or lamb fat, is mixed with flour, raisins and varying spices in order to create a steamed pudding that many associate with British cuisine….