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Trader Joe’s Mango Joe-Joe’s, reviewed

Trader Joe's Mango Joe-Joe's, reviewed

Joe Joe’s, Trader Joe’s Oreo cookie cousin, are some of the best selling products at the grocery chain. The cookies come in classic chocolate and vanilla, as well as a variety of seasonal flavors. Unlike Oreos, however, they’re naturally flavored and seasonal flavors tend to be much more limited (Oreo seems to have one or two new flavors every season!). One of the latest releases ... Read More »

Churro Maker

Churro Maker

It is hard to beat a fresh batch of churros, whether you’re enjoying them at a theme park or whipping up a batch in your own kitchen. Since homemade churros tend to be fresher than those you’ll find while you’re out (unless you happen to be in Spain or visiting a restaurant like XOCO in Chicago), it is worth learning to make themĀ if you are ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

There is nothing like a tall glass of iced tea on a hot summer day – except, perhaps, an ice cream cone filled with Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt‘s Sweet Tea Ice Cream. This creamy dessert is inspired by southern sweet tea and is easier to make than you might think. It starts by infusing sweetened cream with black tea. Eggs are whisked in to ... Read More »

The Best No-Bake Vanilla Cheesecake

The Best No-Bake Vanilla Cheesecake

No bake desserts are perfect for summer, when you want to enjoy dessert but don’t want to have to heat up the oven to do it. One of my favorites is no-bake cheesecake and you can’t go wrong with my recipe for the Best No-Bake Vanilla Cheesecake. I’ve tried many no-bake cheesecakes over the years and most have been a let-down. Some are too soft ... Read More »

No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Crust

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Crumb Crust

The picture above, on its own, may not seem like a particularly exciting shot. I can promise you, however, that this simpe Chocolate Chip Cookie Crumb Crust is a recipe that is well worth making when you need a quick and easy pie crust recipe. The crust is a no-bake one, which means that butter and cookie crumbs are combined and the crust is set ... Read More »

Flavorful: 150 Irresistible Desserts in All-Time Favorite Flavors

Flavorful: 150 Irresistible Desserts in All-Time Favorite Flavors

I love cookbooks that offer innovation, inspiring me to play with flavors that I don’t use very often or to use ingredients in new ways. But most of the time, I’m not looking to make the most exotic recipe I can. Instead, I’m looking to make the most delicious and that often means sticking with classic, familiar flavors and simply amping them up. In Flavorful: ... Read More »

Mango Oatmeal Cookies

Mango Oatmeal Cookies

I am a big fan of Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. Not only do I like raisins in general, but I like the contrast of chewy dried fruit against the rest of the buttery cookie. Since I know quite a few people who are not big raisin fans, I often make oatmeal cookies with a variety of other dried fruits to give them a different flavor profile, ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: NYC Bakery-Style Black & White Cookies

NYC Bakery-Style Black & White Cookies

Any time I pass through New York, I make a point to grab a black and white cookie. Sometimes, this means grabbing one at the airport instead of a bakery or deli, but I just can’t resist them. Black and white cookies are tender, cakey cookies topped with equal parts chocolate and vanilla frosting or fondant. They’re just right for someone who can’t always decide ... Read More »

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