Earlier tonight I was out in the country celebrating Christmas with my family before heading our separate ways for the holiday. The evening was rich with old traditions of soup and sweet tea, cookies and gifts, and matching pajamas for the little ones. My two and a half year old nieces displayed their excitement by chasing each other around the house and [...]Read more ›
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By now my freezer is starting to get pretty full of crinkle cookies, truffles, brittle, pound cake, and more. Oh Sweet Christmas, it really is a delicious time of year. But a freezer full of cookies would be nothing without at least one batch of these Hazelnut Sandies. I grew up with these cookies every year. My mom would make [...]Read more ›
Happy December! November was my month of healthy eating. 30 days of gluten free and sugar free cooking and baking was a great way to force creativity and hit reset on some bad eating habits. I ate my first gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner and enjoyed some nice attention in the blogosphere for a few of my raw desserts, specifically my Carrot [...]Read more ›
When I worked at the Whole Foods bakery, each fall would commence with the so very popular, seasonal Pumpkin Drop Cookie: a warm pumpkin and spice cookie filled with chocolate chips. Coming out of the oven the autumnal aroma would make my mouth water. Oh how I wanted to bite into one of those chocolate-y pumpkin cookies and taste the nutmeg and [...]Read more ›
Chewy molasses cookies…need I say more? Well if you really want to know, here’s the truth: I made a whole batch of these and Jason and I ate them all. In one sitting. Moderation and discipline disappeared once we bit into these chewy, sweet, and spicy pieces of pure joy. And the stomach ache was well worth it. Oh, the risks I face as [...]Read more ›