Missing warmer weather? This light and fluffy lemon cookie is the perfect fix to your winter blues.
The work week may be wrapping up, but I'm not quite done with my theme of all things cream-filled. Earlier this week, I posted a recipe for Mini Chocolate Whoopie Pies and the response was fantastic, not only from readers but also from my friends and coworkers who are the happy recipients of my creations. The response [...]
For whatever reason, Seattle just can't figure out if it wants summer to stick around this year. After a few gloriously beautiful weeks, temps have dropped, clouds have returned and there's a tinge of wetness back in the air. I'm no longer traveling to Texas each month for work, so I'm missing an escape to [...]
I'm back! If you haven't check out my latest story yet (Italian Runaway), it provides an explanation for my long absence. Regardless, I'm back in my kitchen and excited to be cooking for myself again after a long stint away. Easing back in to extravagant meals slowly, we had a rain-free and (somewhat) sunny weekend [...]
My friends and family in the northeast United States are getting hit hard with snow this week. As the pictures and snow day announcements roll in (lucky!) it's a reminder that although it's March, winter is hardly over. Thankfully I'm far away from the bad weather. I'm spending this week in Fort Worth, TX replenishing [...]
Not cobbler or crumble, but also not quite a cake. Putting a finger on exactly how to classify this dessert has eluded me long enough that I made an executive decision to call it a "crumble cake" and end the debate. I am a texture eater. While that doesn't influence what foods I will/won't eat, I [...]
Life without cheesecake sounds bleak indeed. I honestly believe I could eat cheesecake every single day of my life, but my better judgement gets the best of me and I remember I am not immune to the results of insane caloric intake, so I try to find creative ways to keep the cheesecake coming without [...]
Meatloaf. Smeat-loaf, double beetloaf. I get it. Meatloaf is faaaaar from glamorous. It's quite literally a chunk of ground meat chopped up and passed as a respectable meal. The thing is... meatloaf is an incredibly respectable dinner. I remember being a kid and always looking forward to the night my mom made meatloaf. When I would [...]