Tagged with baking

Halloween weekend

Thanks for all of your congratulations on my last post. We are so excited to become a family of three! In addition to some shockingly cold weather (ok, I know I can’t complain too much since we didn’t get 2 feet of snow like New England, but still, cold is cold!), this weekend brought some … Continue reading

Yellow birthday cake

When Andy told me he wanted yellow cake with chocolate frosting for his birthday, my mind went straight to a box. But I thought no, surely somebody out there has a killer recipe for yellow cake from scratch. Thank goodness the SmittenKitchen came through for me! This recipe worked perfectly. The cake is crumbly and … Continue reading

Apple carrot spice muffins

This isn’t a new recipe, but an addition to an old one. An improvement, even. A few weeks ago, I had some of these: And it was cold and colorless outside, and I was wishing it were fall. Fall is my very favorite food season. You have easy access to things like pumpkin beer, you … Continue reading

S’mores cookie bars

I’m up super early this morning because I had to drop Andy at the airport for an early flight, so I thought I would spend my spare time sharing a perfect start to any day: s’mores cookie bars. That’s right. You don’t need a campfire, or even an official-looking microwave contraption, to make the perfect … Continue reading

The best sugar cookies

Regardless of what you seek in a sugar cookie, these cookies will be your answer. They’re light and pillowy, with a cake-like texture, and a touch of saltyness to balance out the sweet. Not to mention, the raw dough is phenomenal. I should note that I’ve never met a raw cookie dough I didn’t want … Continue reading