I’ve been pouring myself a cup of Mountain Thunder Kona coffee every morning since we returned home from Hawaii. It’s absolutely delicious. Though, I can’t just drink it. I also have to cook and bake with it, because after all, the flavor and fragrance of coffee can take both sweet and savory recipes to another […]
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 […]
What made living next door to Tanja so special when were were kids? So many things. Let’s see, her friendship (of course), the midnight knocks on my window to occasionally sneak out, to do who knows what (mom and dad if you’re reading this, it was nothing bad, I promise!), walking to school together everyday, […]
With Valentine’s Day less than two weeks away, I’ve got chocolate on my mind. (More than usual, that is.) I’m combining chocolate with coffee, and well, that’s love. I could talk about how amazing this recipe is for quite a while, but you’ll have to try it to find out for yourself, that this dessert […]
A few scenarios to ponder . . . One — It’s Christmas morning, Santa’s cookie plate is left with a few crumbs, presents are opened, wrapping paper is all over the floor, and you’re hungry for scrumptious breakfast. Two — It’s a lovely winter evening, you’ve had a delicious dinner, have a bowl of vanilla […]
‘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 . . .