Sweet Potato-Spelt Brownies (fudgey, cakey brownies)

Yesterday I was having an intense craving for fudgey, cakey brownies. I wanted nothing. other. than brownies. But I was having an equally intense desire to avoid leaving my house. And I didn’t have any milk, or eggs, or flour. And I was in my pajamas. Still, I was not deterred. And for someone who … Continue reading

Happy Passover & the Most Addicting Hazelnut Cookies

I spent last weekend with my sister, baking and cooking and washing dishes until I was blue in the face. It was so much fun, and the most relaxing vacation I have had in a very long time. Very fortunately for me, I have a pretty darn good sister. She knows all of the most … Continue reading

Mason Jar Cheesecakes

I admittedly got very carried away. It happens a lot, especially in the kitchen.¬† All I wanted to do was deliver a passover cheesecake. Something that I could bake, freeze, and drop off. Dorie Greenspan posted a delightful cheesecake recipe on Serious Eats¬†that I spotted a few weeks ago, which allowed my mind to rest … Continue reading

AB’s chocolate chip cookies (gluten-free-goodness)

Can’t form full sentences. Alton Brown. All hail. Best gluten free chocolate chip cookie. No. Best chocolate chip cookie. In a really long time. Can I write whole post like this? Excuse my lack of language, but these cookies certainly took my breath away. You see, there is someone very important in my life. She … Continue reading

Zucchini Cobbler, Savory

When I’m stressed, I bake a lot. Measure, mix, make. The rhythm is soothing. Unfortunately, when the oven opens and the warm smell of comfort finally permeates my apartment, I find myself standing over trays of brownies and breads, eating numerous “last bites”. So not good for me. What am I stressed about? Graduating college … Continue reading

Kiwi-coconut muffins

Sometimes I feel like a vacation without a kitchen is not complete. I mean, my idea of a vacation is a kitchen, along with some fresh food, free time, friends and family. As much fun as I had traipsing around Orlando this weekend, hanging at Magic Kingdom, and being wined and dined, I am very … Continue reading