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Brown Butter Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Brown Butter Buttermilk Bundt Cake

This bundt cake combines a lot of my favorite ingredients: brown butter, buttermilk and vanilla. The finished cake has a light and tender crumb with an almost pound cake-like texture, but full of nutty browned butter flavor and just the right touch of vanilla. It looks simple at first glance, but it is a cake that will win you over on first bite. As you ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day and I don’t mind eating it more than once because it is also one of my favorites. Breakfast bakes are a great way to start your morning or to give you a boost of energy in the afternoon. Make these for entertaining or just to treat yourself! Banana bread is one of my go-to ... Read More »

Nestle Tollhouse Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Dough, reviewed

Nestle Tollhouse Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Dough, reviewed

Since my freezer is often stocked with logs of homemade cookie dough, I don’t pick up refrigerated dough all that often. That said, I always take a look at that section in the market just to see if anything new is happening in that cookie genre and the limited edition Nestle Tollhouse Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Dough caught my eye on a recent visit. This particular ... Read More »

Hermit Bars

Hermit Bars

Hermit cookies have the strangest name of any cookie out there. The unusual name does not have a clear origin story, but the cookies always have a very similar recipe. Hermit cookies, and bar cookies for that matter, are made with molasses and flavored with a generous amount of spices – spices that do not usually include ginger, which really sets these apart from various ... Read More »

Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

Mexican chocolate is an ingredient that I keep in my pantry so that I can make amazing hot chocolate any time that I get the urge. The chocolate is sold in thick tablets and has a unique texture and flavor that sets it apart from other types of chocolate. Mexican chocolate is made with sugar, cacao nibs and cinnamon, which gives it a little spice. ... Read More »

How to Eat a Tim Tam

How to Eat a Tim Tam

Tim Tams are one of my favorite packaged cookies. They have two crisp wafer cookies sandwiching a mousse-like chocolate filling, and the whole cookie is enrobed in milk chocolate. They’re indulgent and satisfying to eat. That being said, some ways are better ways to eat a Tim Tam than others and the best way (perhaps the only way) is to do a Tim Tam Slam. ... Read More »

Girl Scouts Add S’Mores to 2017 Cookie Lineup

Girl Scouts Add S'Mores to 2017 Cookie Lineup

Almost every year, the Girl Scouts add a new cookie – or sometimes two – to their existing lineup of cookies. This gives them a chance to try to incorporate various food trends into their products and to pull in some new customers who might be a bit bored with the same familiar offerings. Last year, however, the Girl Scouts didn’t introduce any new cookies. ... Read More »

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