So many wonderful things happened this week! First, we spent our first full week in our new house! Although every time I feel like I know where everything is going and I have everything under control, Kevin walks in the door with another round of boxes from the storage unit and I realize that I … Continue reading Nova Scotia – your oatcakes are delicious!
So I know the title may be a little deceiving if you think that I actually made pie. In all honesty – I made two different pie crust recipes and then turned them into cookies. When I was in graduate school, I first started doing this when I had some extra (pre-made…store bought) pie crust … Continue reading The Pie Crust Test
I have been trying to find a good balance in our lives between baked goods all day – everyday and only eating salad (which gets old fast). In an effort to find that balance I bought the cookbook Run Fast. Cook Fast Eat Slow. by Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky. These two women are amazing … Continue reading The demand for breakfast cookies is high these days!
Almost a year ago, I was trying to come up with a fun idea of something to do with a bag of marshmallows that I was in the back of my cabinet for *just a little too long*. You know what I am talking about, when the marshmallows go from being nice individual pillows of … Continue reading Is it really summer without s’mores?
So my theme recently seems to be making the same recipe over and over again. I know that making mistakes is a part of learning and growing, but man it gets a little costly and timely week after week. So to mix things up a little bit, I am going to show some side by … Continue reading Trying a new recipe for an old favorite
So the saga of our family move continued this week. The sale of our house closed and we were not able to buy a new house in time. SOO we moved to an apartment by Lake Michigan for a short term rental. Amazingly our parents were able to take the boys for a few days … Continue reading How do you bake cookies when your whole kitchen is packed for a move?
As I look out the window to write this post, it continues to dump snow all around our house. I am extremely grateful to be sitting inside my nice, cozy living room and not outside! I hope you are all nice and cozy as you read this post. A few weeks ago, my dear friend … Continue reading Is it a cookie or a cracker?