it’s a scone…it’s a shortcake…. it’s a supercookie!
this poor, poor cookie. see, i baked it over a month ago and have been depriving it of its place in the spotlight! i imagine it happened at some point while i was preparing for my trip, or just wrapped [...]
it was sheryl’s turn to have the potluck at her house, and i decided to go with a recipe my mom had suggested for a pesto pasta salad. in the process of making this, i realized that i apparently didn’t own a steamer (shame on me). although i dirtied just [...]
there has been a recurring theme surrounding me lately, so i felt the need to touch on it… the whole “you never know til you try” thing. with the exception of ridiculously stupid things that you should know better than to try (for example, lighting my hair on fire– pretty [...]
initially i was going to make these as creamsicle cupcakes, but since some of my health problems were acting up i would be delivering these cupcakes on monday rather than sunday (which is when i was baking) i figured buttercream icing would be better than fresh whipped cream icing, so [...]
we all know that when life hands you lemons, you make lemonade… but what if life can’t even manage to give you some lemons to make lemonade out of? what’s a girl to do on a beautiful spring day, looking for a refreshing treat?
after the marathon baking session tuesday, i decided to keep it to just a few things on wednesday to avoid falling asleep in a bowl of batter– sugar cookies and some more cupcakes. the vanilla cupcakes (the amazing perfect party cake from the amazing dorie greenspan)were such a hit that [...]
as i have mentioned before, i have a full-time office job and baking is what i do on the side to relax, spread some joy, and perhaps earn a little extra money. usually the balance is very heavily weighted towards my day job and baking is relegated to two or three days [...]
maybe it is that i had ravioli for dinner three days last week. maybe it is that i am italian. maybe the folks that published this recipe don’t know the difference between what a pillow looks like in comparison to what ravioli look like. whatever the reason, these pillow cookies look a [...]
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