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

Pecan Sandies

Pecan sandies remind me so much of frayed linen napkins and hand painted measures. They are sweet yet sophisticated. Dainty yet bold. Unnecessary yet so very necessary. They are borderline indulgent and fit the bill for any occasion. A perfect treat for just one, and the ideal cookie for an evening of wine and cheese … 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