Easy Sugar Cookies

October 20, 2008
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Last Valentine’s Day I decided that I had HAD it with traditional sugar cookie recipes. I love how they taste, but I just can’t stand setting aside an entire day to see them through from start to finish. The mixing,

Autumn + Baby Shower = Heaven!

October 11, 2008
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My dear friend Marcelle is expecting a baby next month, and I had the honor and pleasure of throwing a baby shower for her this weekend. Now, spring may seem like the ideal time for a baby shower: soft colors,

Salute to Summer S’more Brownies

September 14, 2008
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I’ve updated this recipe and improved it (in my opinion, anyway!).  Click HERE for the updated version! We went to the coast over labor day weekend and randomly decided to by a chimenea at a pottery shack on the side

Eclairs Redux

August 31, 2008
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As soon as I get my Daring Bakers challenges, I immediately start thinking of ways I can play with the recipe to make it different and still delicious. The recipe we were given specifically stated that you could freeze the

Not-So-Authentic Swedish Meat Pies

August 27, 2008
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You’re probably thinking right off the bat, “Hey, that’s the Norwegian flag. What gives?” Well, here’s the whole story. First, one of the most popular foods at the annual Junction City Scandinavian Festival is the Swedish Meat Pie. If you