Café Con Leche Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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My love affair with coffee began in my early twenties when I was living in Madrid, Spain.Before Spain I hadn't really been interested in coffee -- within a week of living there, I had at least one café con leche a day.Café con leche is strong coffee with scalded milk in approximately a 1 to 1 ratio. (Sugar or … [Read more...]

My Seven Links

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I was delighted to have  Jeanne of Jolly Tomato pass me the torch for "My Seven Links."  My Seven Links was originally started by Trip Base.  The idea is to encourage bloggers to share links to their older posts that deserve to see the light of day again, in seven categories.  The blogger selects their posts that best … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: A Special Kind of Lily and an Almond Joy Cookie Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Almond Joy Cookie Recipe {Gluten-Free}

The common name for the lily flowers I'm sharing with you today is actually Naked Ladies. Naked Ladies don't usually bring my mind to food -- rather, to an amazing trip to Big Sur, California I took with my husband -- then suitor ;-).These pretty pink flowers were popping up here, there, and everywhere!  They were … [Read more...]

Dessert Party: Double Chocolate Almond Spice Cookies

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Well hello!  Did you make the Salted Caramel Chocolates yet, or are you waiting for the weekend?  I'm so happy that this dessert party is underway,  as I'm having super busy, fun-filled family week.  (I'll tell you all about it after the party!)Imagine if you will, the most delicious chocolate cookie you've ever … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

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This four-ingredient peanut butter cookie recipe comes courtesy my friend Aimée.  She gave it to me when we were very young kids.  Kinda cute, I think.My mom has been making this recipe practically weekly ever since.  No exaggeration!She recalls that Aimée said it was a recipe from the Sesame Street show. … [Read more...]

Granola Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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It's big. It's granola. It's chocolatey. It's a cookie.And . . . it was actually my breakfast! There's just something about this big, nutty-granola-ey, crispy, chewy treat that makes it seem okay to eat it for breakfast.  Now don't get me wrong: I'm not proposing we have dessert for breakfast -- not all the time … [Read more...]

Dulce De Leche Chocolate Pretzel Cookie Recipe

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YUM!  These cookies are caramel-y, chocolatey, salty, and chewy!  Oh-so-good!  Who doesn't love a good cookie!?  I don't think I even want to know.For me, a good cookie involves a lot of chunks (much like a good ice-cream).  Every bite has to have a chunk!  This is very important.  So please, if  you're ever making … [Read more...]