You guys... it's ALMOST Christmas! And depending on what your Christmas traditions are, you may already have a hefty number of holiday cookies and candies all boxed up, stockpiled and ready to go in T minus TWO DAYS (this is equal parts exciting and stressful, you guys... because "YAY, . . .
I have a theory. You ready for this one? Here it goes. Home bakers have been agonizing over recreating two particular pastries in their own kitchens for years: the Croissant, and the French macaron. Both are infamous for their laborious and finicky natures, but are beyond cherished by all who . . .
I've been playing around with this recipe for a while now -- anyone who follows me on Instagram might recognize these as some of the cookies that make a semi-frequent cameo in my feed, but with no recipe to accompany them... until now, that is. I was actually going to wait until Friday to . . .
So, this pie.... Let me just begin by telling you how much trouble peach pie has given me in the past (and my sister, too) -- not with figuring out the right blend of spices, or even with balancing those flavors with the right amount of sugar and natural sweetness from the peaches. No, our peach . . .
Hi. It's me, again. Do you remember me? I know, it's been a while ... After an abrupt and 10-month long hiatus, I'm back! And with my return to my blog, I bring you brownies. But these aren't any ordinary, run-of-the-mill brownies -- these are the type of brownies that put most others to shame, . . .