Not too long ago my friend Mollie was tweeting about how good the Chocolate Pecan Chubbies are at Amy’s Bread, the famous bakeries in New York City. As you may know, I worked with Amy’s on their most recent two cookbooks, which might explain why I bake from The Sweeter Side of Amy’s Bread so … More mystery of the chocolate pecan chubbies
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
I don’t mean to brag, but I had an awesome weekend. Besides the totally fun Bust Craftacular on Sunday, Joanne Chang was in town promoting her cookbook, Flour, and you probably already know what a huge fan I am of the book. So I stopped by the incredible The Brooklyn Kitchen to see her do … More marriage proposal cookies
As usual, I was baking these cookies at 10pm at night. Then I was up by 6am the next day for a long drive to the Northampton/Amherst, Mass area to visit my daughter, with cookies in hand. So it wasn’t until I arrived a few hours later that I had a chance to photograph these drool-inducing … More best chocolate cookies ever and a llama
Especially now that Joy the Baker posted a comment on my entry about the Cran-Banana Bread, I’m happily searching through her site for more recipes to try. Here’s a winner called Chocolate Brownie Cookies which she says she got from King Arthur Flour.