January 25, 2023
Opera Cake, in two acts
It never ceases to amaze me just how many things there are that makes me say, "I've always wanted to make that!" As much as I...
November 27, 2021
Chinese bakery style chestnut sponge cake
This time of year has me thinking of chestnuts more than ever. Fresh chestnuts as well as jarred and vacuum-packed versions pop up at supe...
October 16, 2021
Thin, crisp chocolate chip cookies
It's been a minute since I've posted here! Despite the quiet, we're keeping busy in the kitchen, with plenty of cooking and baki...
December 28, 2020
Wrapping up 2020 on a sweet note
While this holiday season is certainly different, I feel very lucky that it's still been a source of light and a cause for celebration. ...
December 17, 2020
As essential as cookies are, I love trying a candy or confection recipe every holiday season. Whether it be toffee or a nut brittle or ma...
December 13, 2020
Christmas in the making, 2020
This sure is one unusual holiday season, to put it mildly! So many things are different this year, and as we stay cautious during these time...
November 20, 2020
Food and cooking in 2020...
What a wild ride the last 8 months and counting have been! Like everyone else, we've been staying home as much as possible, taking thin...
February 14, 2020
Valentine's Day interlude
Happy Valentine's Day! It's been a long week here at our house and Valentine's Day is a bright pink light I'm focusing ...
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