Chocolate and Espresso Shortbread

I have been in a rut. Everything is coming out wrong. Burnt. Broken. Too crumbly, too soggy. The other day I made muffins for a few friends, and pulled them out of the oven only to discover that for some reason they stuck to the pan. Even after a night of soaking and a morning … Continue reading

Espresso Cheesecake Brownies

I’m quite possibly obviously having an identity crisis. Espresso Cheesecake Brownies? Or millet? …Espresso Cheesecake Brownies? …Or millet? What a dilemma. I always plan to create lusciously healthy meals, yet I can’t resist the temptation to bake up some rich, creamy cheesecake or perfectly golden pound cake. I want to care about my carb intake, … Continue reading

How to fix everything broken: aka Chocolate Chocolate Cake

Yesterday I skipped out on dinner and drinks to stay home and have a relaxing evening. I just wanted a minute to catch my breath, maybe snuggle with my italian greyhound princess (my dog, for those of you who haven’t met her) and watch some movies. I know, I’m lame. But sometimes I gotta slow … Continue reading

David Lebovitz’s seriously amazing Brownies (Gluten-free)

There’s not much to say about these brownies. Except that you must make them now. I used some fancy Callebaut chocolate and I have not one regret. They are one of those brownies that become the standard. So, wherever you are, whenever you try your next brownie, you will be comparing it to these. This … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Chunk Apricot Oat Bars

When I was growing up, I always used my “eagle eyes” to find the best parking spot in the lot. Despite the fact that as an adult I am practically blind, back then I was an expert at spotting the perfect, well, spot. This talent has, for better or worse, never disappeared. Nowadays, I don’t … 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

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