Clearly I’m not very good at this blogging thing, otherwise I would have written about Thanksgiving weeks ago with recipe tips and suggestions, or I’d be saving this post for pre-Thanksgiving next year. Planning ahead isn’t one of my strengths. That being said, a bunch of friends on Instagram were asking about
My family may be small, but I cooked enough food for a crowd this Thanksgiving. I’ll keep this post simple — just the highlights. First, I made that Chocolate Butterscotch Pie from The Glory of Southern Cooking again. I’m a little obsessed with it now. I made the crust with lard this time, my first … More a little Thanksgiving recap
I keep talking about my holiday cookie baking, but clearly there were some bars too, like these toffee bars from the new Alice Medrich book I keep raving about. In fact, if I hadn’t already said this about other recipes, I’d say this recipe alone is worth the price of the book. Well, that is … More heavenly toffee
A few people who saw my last post about holiday baking have asked me what these are. Don’t worry, I was just trying to pace myself. These are definitely worth talking about. Again the recipe comes from the amazing Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies by Alice Medrich, and they’re called Lacy Coconut-Topped Brownies.
Don’t get me wrong… “madness” is the norm at my house when it comes to holiday baking. I like to put together cookie assortments like the one above, and it takes a little planning to have everything still fresh on Christmas morning. I love the red plastic wrap, by the way. A chef friend picked … More holiday cookie madness