My favorites

My favorites

Melting Moments Cookies Recipe

Well, the girlfriend of one of the members of my monthly D&D group is allergic to eggs. On attempt number two I busted out my kitchen scale, replaced half of the flour with cake flour and used half of the original powdered sugar with some baking powder for a nice rise
Rich Red Velvet Cupcakes

Rich Red Velvet Cupcakes

These cupcakes are rich and smooth like velvet melting in your mouth what a delight. Remember to cook in your kitchen with Love, stirring clockwise
Grandma's Sugar Cookies

Grandma's Sugar Cookies

Making these sugar cookies has been one of my families traditions since my childhood. My mom, sister and I made these cookies every year at Christmas
Bubbly Cheese Garlic Bread

Bubbly Cheese Garlic Bread

Bubbly Cheese Garlic BreadNothing is better with spaghetti or other italian dishes and this is easy and quickI even make my own french bread and then you can make this with itnothing betterhow-to-make-homemade-french-breadIngredients
Almondina Cookies

Almondina Cookies

  Almondina cookies taste great and my whole family loved them.   Biscotti’s have to be dipped, Almondina’sdo not, although they go wonderfully with coffee, tea, soft cheeses, wines or just eating them plain as my family and I did
#12DaysofCookies Recap

#12DaysofCookies Recap

Nutella Cookies from Kristen Gough of My Kids Eat Squid. Today is the cookie swap, and we couldn't be more excited
CHERRY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

CHERRY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

 There are some really amazing "classic" recipes for this popular cookie, but when I found this one, I knew it was going to be my new favorite
Mee Goreng

Mee Goreng

I decided to cook something out of my new cookbook Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi.  After a bit of skimming through the book with Olie, my partner in crime, we decided on Mee Goreng
Lovely Lemon Cookies

Lovely Lemon Cookies

There’s really a special place in my heart for a good lemon cookie. I may have accidentally on purpose broken a few of them in my barista days
Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies

Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies

Last week, when my Mother in Law was visiting with us, we went out to dinner at Red Lobster. So, it's been on my mind all week and I had planned on making it
Peppermint Chocolate Cookies with Hershey's Candy Cane Kisses

Peppermint Chocolate Cookies with Hershey's Candy Cane Kisses

But I just couldn't help myself when it came to the December Chocolate blog party ingredient. I had made the dough before me and my roommates went out to our local movie theater that shows old movies for five bucks (They were playing LOVE ACTUALLY
Easy to make sourdough bread

Easy to make sourdough bread

  When I tell people that I bake all of my bread, the most common question is, “How do you find the time
I need a drink...

I need a drink...

A huge shout out to my awesome friend T for the help and support.  I am still feeling overwhelmed with unpacking, unhappy cats, my various injuries, and the search to find a bar so I can watch my Ravens game
4 Christmas Cookies

4 Christmas Cookies

Now that I have re-made some of myfavorites, I am going to introduce a few new cookies on the scene
Red Hot Shortbread Cookies

Red Hot Shortbread Cookies

My parents are making the boys and I dinner so we'll be heading over there later tonight. My contribution is Valentine Brownie Bars for dessert
Gyoza In Red Hot Kimchi Mixed

Gyoza In Red Hot Kimchi Mixed

Does it sound weird to you when I mentioned gyoza in kimchi mixed. haha. It doesn't make sense at all cause gyoza is Japanese style dumpling and kimchi is Korean food
Little Donuts

Little Donuts

I hope my photo brought the motivation. D It's my favourite winter-time dessert. This is CARNIVAL Season, so it's time for baking Donuts
Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

My daughter was out of town, so one of my friends daughters came over to help. "Twas the day before Christmas and all through the house