patriotic pancakes

Planning ahead for holiday blog posts is not my specialty. If I was good at this, I would have made and photographed these Independence Day-themed pancakes a week or two in advance and put the post up before the holiday. But instead I made these on July 4th, and  I’m just getting around to the … More patriotic pancakes

heavenly toffee

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

coconut brownies done right

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.