Recipes

Royal Icing Recipe

This may seem hard to believe, but I have counted all of the royal icing recipes on the internet, and there are in fact a million and one. Don't believe me? Check for yourself. Even though there are a number... Read More...

S’mores Cookie Squares

Nothing beats real deal campfire s'mores, but they're not always convenient to make. Lucky for us all, a bunch of baking genius types have created s'mores-inspired cupcakes, candy, cookies, and bars. In fac... Read More...

Macarons with Cookie Butter Filling

Once upon a time (last week) I made macarons for the first time and then made them twice more the same day. Sometimes I'm just weird like that, but this time it was because I totally screwed up the first try. D... Read More...

Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes

Why didn't anyone tell me how awesome strawberry cupcakes are? I had to find out all by myself when I made some last weekend. These cupcakes are made with lots of fresh strawberries and were perfect for our 4th... Read More...

Coconut & Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes

Ditch the fancy schmancy icing and reach for a bag of mini marshmallows. Who would have guessed mini marshmallows could look so impressive on a cupcake? But I'm getting ahead of myself here. Gotta make the c... Read More...

Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Balls

Rice Krispies treats are a classic, but have you had them with peanut butter? So good. Even with the peanut butter this is a four ingredient recipe, and it doesn't get much easier than that. Marshmallows + C... Read More...

Petite Vanilla Bean Scones

The scones came about because my sister JoAnn wanted to try out a recipe from The Pioneer Woman. Since JoAnn would be busy cooking up a fantastic meal for us deadbeats, I volunteered to make the petite vanill... Read More...

Almond Biscotti

The question: What the hell do I do with all these chopped almonds? The answer: Almond biscotti! It's been a good ten years since I last made biscotti and I will never let that much time pass again - these thin... Read More...