Author: Mel

Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Cookies

Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Cookies

Well, this is turning into quite the oatmeal cookie blog, isn’t it? I think this is the 3rd or 4th time I’ve talked about oatmeal …

 

Baked Apple Cinnamon Doughnut Mini Muffins

Baked Apple Cinnamon Doughnut Mini Muffins

Remember eating buttered toast with cinnamon sugar on top as a kid? Cinnamon toast crunch? How about those hot, sugary mini donuts that you’d get, …

 

Icewine Truffles

Icewine Truffles

Back in Pastry school, Chocolate and I were not friends. The chocolate unit brought feelings of anxiety and dread to meet my usual feelings of …

 

Almond Biscotti with Dark Chocolate and Cherries

Almond Biscotti with Dark Chocolate and Cherries

I think that after January 1st should come spring. The snow should immediately melt, the days should get longer and winter should just be over. …

 

Big Fluffy Eggnog Cookies with Eggnog Glaze (Or “What to do with this leftover eggnog?”)

Big Fluffy Eggnog Cookies with Eggnog Glaze (Or “What to do with this leftover eggnog?”)

Well, aren’t I a little late to the Christmas cookie party. Two of my favorite new creations of Holiday 2012. Chocolate Mint Thumbprints. Recipe from here Chocolate …

 

Blueberry Lemon Verbena Pocket Pies

Blueberry Lemon Verbena Pocket Pies

These are so cute I can hardly handle it. The idea for these started off with trying to come up with ways to use of the …

 

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have a slight zucchini addiction right now. Zucchini loaf, cookies, muffins. In the fall the zucchini addition will be replaced with pumpkin. I think …

 

Zucchini Loaf

Zucchini Loaf

So, I’ve found myself on a bit of a staycation this week. Some unexpected time off from work has me with a bit too much …

 

Tiny Lemon Thyme Shortbread Sandwiches

Tiny Lemon Thyme Shortbread Sandwiches

So I planted some herbs in the spring. I love being able to walk out onto the back patio and snip off bits of fresh …

 

Almond tarts, and a new project

Almond tarts, and a new project

I’m in need a of a project. I miss school and that feeling of working on something. I literally spend hours a day reading food …