Furikake Chex Mix is a party mix with a Hawaiian/Asian flare to it. This has a nice sweet/salty taste that is accompanied by a nice crispy/crunchy texture. What’s not to like?
If you search the internet for a recipe for Gingersnap Cookies, you’ll no doubt find a plethora of potential winners. I found and tinkered with a recipe that I thought sounded great because it had triple ginger action: ground ginger, fresh grated ginger, and crystallized ginger. Turns out this recipe really is a winner! These […]
It’s cookie season! I decided to try a recipe I had earmarked for a while now: Momofuku Cornflake Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Cookies. I read a lot of great things about this cookie, and I decided it was finally time to make some for myself.
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie assignment was to make a Pear-Cranberry Roll-Up Tart. This recipe was fast to come together and it ended up tasting great, too!
It’s been a little while since I made ice cream, but since the weather warmed up a little in Southern California the past week, I thought a cold dessert would be a welcomed treat. I decided to make Pumpkin Ice Cream not only because it’s autumn, but also because I wanted to see how many […]
This week’s assignment for Tuesdays with Dorie is Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups. If you’re a fan of Almond Roca buttercrunch, you’ll love these Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups. There’s a nice buttery flavor in the crunchy toffee that complements the taste of the toasted almonds and chocolate.
Friends and coworkers have been busy harvesting delicious avocados lately, so I decided to try baking avocado chocolate chip cookies using these home-grown treasures. I received an avocado from a coworker that was really soft and ripe and though I’d better use it right away. I remember reading that avocados can be a healthier substitute for butter, […]
Cardamom. It’s my new favorite spice. It has a fresh, almost lemony scent to it, and it has a refreshing taste to match. Brown sugar. It’s my favorite kind of sugar. The molasses flavoring and the chewy texture makes for nice, soft cookies. When I saw this recipe for Cardamom-Brown Sugar Cookies on the Washington […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is for Apple Pielettes. These are tiny pies that are baked in muffin tins that have a nice buttery crust and great flavor inside and out. This is a pretty basic recipe; the part that took a little time was chilling the dough in different stages of the pie-making process.
The Perfect Party Cake recipe is one that I had flagged in my copy of Baking from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan; it was one of the first recipes in this book that I made a “must make” note for. I know a lot of October babies, and this cake sounded like the perfect dessert […]