Friday Things

Time for an installment of Friday Things: 1. Cooks Illustrated Tested Whole Wheat Flour and if you thought all whole-wheat flours are created equal, you were wrong. I used to think...

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Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

I love Baileys Irish Cream and every year around St. Paddy’s Day I see recipe after recipe incorporating it. This year I decided to skip the cakes with Baileys frosting and...

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Strawberry and Sprinkles Buttermilk Pancakes

I’m not really a pancake-maker. My last blog recipe for pancakes was January 2010. But these were so good and easy that I won’t wait three more years to post another...

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Soft and Chewy M&Ms Cookies

I haven’t made M&Ms cookies in years. But seeing the pretty Easter and springtime pastel candy in the stores changed all that. Something about springtime candy that’s just so inviting. Pastels...

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The Ultimate Fudgy Caramel Brownies

I cheated. And I don’t feel one bit bad about doing it. I’m talking about cheating on my old faithful brownie recipe. It’s a fabulous recipe for fudgy brownies and has...

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Unreal Candy Giveaway

Candy isn’t exactly healthfood but UNREAL Candy is trying to clean things up. It’s made with much less sugar than its name brand counterparts, and has no GMOs, no preservatives, no...

Breakfast For Dinner Cookbook Giveaway

I read cookbooks like novels. I curl up in bed with them, and read them word for word. Breakfast for Dinner: Recipes for Frittata Florentine, Huevos Rancheros, Sunny-Side-Up Burgers, and More!...

Friday Things

Time for an installment of Friday Things: 1. Bon Appetit’s Vegas Uncorked – May 9—12, 2013. “To mark its seventh anniversary, the famed resorts of Las Vegas have assembled an unparalleled...

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Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter

Chocolate and peanut butter. One of the best flavor pairings on earth. And you can make your own chocolate peanut butter at home in less than 10 minutes. If you were...

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Cookie Butter Brown Sugar Streusel Bars

Cookie Butter. Brown sugar. Streusel topping. Three things I love, all rolled into one. These bars are based on my one-bowl blondie recipe that I’ve relayed and parlayed. It uses melted...