My Seven Favorite Meyer Lemon Recipes!

My Seven Favorite Meyer Lemon Recipes One of my favorite times of year is when the Meyer Lemons start coming into season and I've begun to see them in my area supermarkets again so that means its time to getting cooking with Meyer Lemons!   Meyer Lemons made their first appearance in the United States in 1908 when Frank Meyer introduced this … [Read more...]

Low Sugar Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Two weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend Eat, Write, Retreat in Philadelphia.   But the question  would have to be, why would I not go given the opportunity, especially since it was just a 10 minute drive from home.   It was glorious affair and you couldn't have asked for two better hosts than Casey Benedict and Robin Webb. For me the best … [Read more...]

Meyer Lemon Ricotta Cookies

One of the great joys in life is baking cookies.  Most cookies don't take long to prepare and take little time to bake.  If you count eating the batter as you go, cookies are about as close to instant gratification as you can get! For that reason I don't bake cookies too often, there just too hard to resist. It's amazing what you can … [Read more...]

Holiday Dessert Round-up

This time of year the Blogosphere is full of deliciously amazing creations.  I don't know if it's because of the holidays, or the snowy cold Winter Season, but what ever the reason, you know you can always find more than enough tasty treats to drive you right into a sugar coma just by looking at the pictures. Over the past three years I've … [Read more...]

Sweet and Salty Chex MIx Cookie

With Thanksgiving almost here, that means that Christmas can't be far behind, and that means cookies!!  I'm not a big cookie baker and I usually end up making the same cookies all the time, because there what I like, and since I'm the one that usually eats them, it works out well! I was shopping last week and as I made my way through the snack … [Read more...]

S’mores Cookies with Amy’s Cooking Adventures

Summer is definitely upon us and we're in the middle of a pretty good heat wave, and looking at the weather map of the US, we're certainly not the only ones suffering from this heat wave.    With the dog days of summer still weeks away, all we can do is try to stay as cool as possible, and out of the direct sunlight!   I' have to  wonder how this … [Read more...]

Caramelized Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies with BellaBits

The year that I thought would never end is just about over......sigh  Mr. Murphy pulled out all the stops this year, and threw everything at us but the kitchen sink!  You know that saying what doesn't kill us makes us stronger, well it might be true but what they don't tell is you need time afterwards to recuperate! But with just another week to … [Read more...]

Pistachio Cornmeal Butter Cookies

Sometimes memories come back to you for no reason at all, this morning as I sat having my coffee, I had flashback to a time so many years ago at Mama Jeanette's table.  It was so very long ago, but it seems like it was just yesterday.   It's funny how something that happened yesterday can escape your memory, while something that happened 40 years … [Read more...]

Honey Mango Madeleines with Lemons and Anchovies

We're starting to slide back into crazy mode at work, as we near the end of the school year!  The beginning and end of each year are the times when we do the most catering as the school show cases the upcoming year or as in this case closes out another successful year.  For the past three years I have been running my culinary program at the Mount … [Read more...]

Triple Chocolate Cookies for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

When I heard about The Great Food Bloggers Cookie Swap, I didn't hesitate to sign up for what was sure to be the event of the season!  For those of you that didn't hear about it Lindsay from Love and Olive Oil and Julie from The Little Kitchen  came up with a great idea for a cookie swap.  The idea was pretty simple, bake 3 dozen cookies and send … [Read more...]