So if you know me, especially if you are related to me, you know that I am not a fan of feeling as if something got the better of me. I hate feeling that, if I had just worked a little harder or tried one more time, then maybe I could be more successful. Some … Continue reading The pastry cream will not defeat me!
The answer so far is 3. Eek! It is a lot of cake. Luckily cakes 2 and 3 have been given away. The first cake though, is still slowly disappearing, sliver by sliver, right out of the the container it was put in on the kitchen counter. One cake was made to help us celebrate … Continue reading How many times can you make buttery chocolate chip cake in 1 week?
As I continue to work on making new recipes each week and publish my trials, tribulations, errors, triumphs and new favorite things here on the blog – I am always looking for reasons to bake. Kevin is very frequently sent to work these days with a container full of treats to pawn off on his … Continue reading Who wants to be…I mean eat a Millionaire (bar)?
I have been hearing for a long time that it is possible to make sugar cookies that will not spread when you bake them. I’m pretty sure I pinned a post for these like 7 years ago, then moved on and kept baking the same cookies that I always do. In our family we call … Continue reading Are sugar cookies that don’t spread a myth?
A few weeks ago, we were at Walgreens picking up some medicine and a few other things and a pack of Easter Oreos caught my eye. I did not have any real idea what I was going to make with these but I knew where to turn for some interesting Oreo ideas-Picky Palate. If you … Continue reading Easter Chocolate Chip Oreos
A few weekends ago, my sisters, Mom and I put together a last minute escape to Napa for a girls trip! It was an amazing, delicious, fun filled, wine filled weekend! I had so much fun! When I got home, I was going through the pictures from the weekend with my husband Kevin. He saw … Continue reading Oh Ohs
The other day while enjoying dinner at a friends house, he asked me, “Do you have a good, chewy, cinnamony, oatmeal raisin cookie?” and my husband Kevin quickly replies, “Nope, she HATES raisins!” It is the truth, I really don’t love raisins. I had never made an oatmeal raisin cookie before now, because…well I don’t … Continue reading Can you make an oatmeal raisin cookie even a raisin hater will enjoy?