Valentine’s Day Cookies (Swirl Cookies)

Happy Valentine’s Day! I know some people hate Valentine’s Day. Not me! Sure, I understand the argument that it’s a Hallmark holiday invented to get people to bleed money on silly material things like flowers, chocolates, and stuffed animals. That’s partly true. I’m also a firm believer that we should reaffirm our love for those […]

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Pears En Croute

Over the past few days (weeks even?) there have been plenty of signs that Christmas is on the horizon. First, the red cups at Starbucks and the decorations in stores, then all the blog posts about holiday decorations, cookies, and gifts, then I started listening to Christmas music at work. And, finally, today the Christmas […]

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Pear Galette

With all these tasty desserts and snacks popping up, I’m going to go ahead and suggest I just turn this old blog into a sweets factory. I don’t think anyone would be too bummed about that, but it wouldn’t be too good for my waistline (or yours!). Don’t worry, tomorrow you’ll wish I was serious […]

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Bourbon Caramel Corn

Hello and a very happy Monday to everyone! I’ve got a busy week ahead that’s sure to just fly right on by. Monday and Tuesday I’ll be cooking up some delicious meals and packing for my trip. Then, I’ve got a fun work event on Wednesday and a NY Times tasting party with my parents […]

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