There are granola bars, and there are Roasted Hazelnut-Orange Chocolate Granola Bars. Since tasting Nutella for the first time as a little kid, hazelnuts have been one of my favorite things in the world. Their rich, buttery flavor is matched by no other nut. And when you cook good , your house will be filled […]
Around this time last year, I went to the beautiful Ojai Valley in Southern California with Melissa’s Produce to learn all about Ojai Pixie Tangerines. I shared this experience here, and it’s a great prelude to any Ojai Pixie recipe (in my humble opinion). 😉 Pixie tangerines are sun-sweetened, delicate, seedless fruit treasures — and […]
‘Tis the season. ‘Tis the season for many things, but especially for baking cookies, exchanging cookies, gifting cookies, and eating cookies! So let’s explore 28 Delectable Holiday Cookie Recipes, shall we? (Please note that about half of these cookie recipes are gluten-free.) Click on the titles to get started . . .
Thanks to the Blueberry Council and Erika of In Erika’s Kitchen, ever since A Very Blueberry Thanksgiving, my mind has been filling up with new blueberry recipes. Do you love blueberry muffins, (which are really blueberry cake if you ask me)? And who doesn’t adore a good chocolate chip cookie? (I’m not sure we can […]
The other night I asked my 9-year-old son, who has Celiac Disease, what type of gluten-free cookie I should try to create next. After thinking for a moment, he said, “a maple cookie.” And by “maple” he meant our adorable Goldendoodle, named Maple (see image below recipe). Whether he meant cookies for Maple, cookies shaped […]
Healthy, or shall I say healthier eating should never preclude delicious desserts. Now when I made my recipe for Non-Fat Chocolate-Cherry Frozen Yogurt, and shared my high cholesterol story, I told you that I wouldn’t go all healthy on you. That’s still the case. 😉 That said though, I’ve been discovering that I can create […]