Note: This drawing is now closed. I’m so excited about all of the new Fall cookbooks! Here is one that I’m really loving, because I clearly remember the day when I met author Michelle Buffardi, and she was telling me about her passion for cheese balls. Fast forward about two years later, and Great Balls … More cheese balls forever — and a giveaway
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
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.