Tag Archives: dessert

Pignoli Cookies

As with most of the things I love to eat, there’s a story behind these cookies.  When I was a kid visiting my grandparents in Brooklyn, my grandma would often bring out a plate of cookies after dinner.  The grownups … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Brownies that Rock

I’ve been on a mission for oh…EVER to find the best brownie recipe out there  on the Interwebs.  I’m extremely picky when it comes to brownies. I like them fudgy and chewy, but they need a good crust too.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged | 1 Comment

Lemon Bars

Sweet, tart, sour, crisp, citrusy. Lemon Love. I’m addicted. I love lemons. I love the look of them, the sour taste, the smell of lemons. I especially love the bright citrus flavor they bring to every dish. When I was … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged | Leave a comment

Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

I decided to make pecan cinnamon rolls with maple cream cheese frosting as my contribution to Easter breakfast this year. I trolled the Interwebs for a recipe with great reviews and I made a few small changes to the dough … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Apple Strudel

Apple picking is probably my favorite Fall activity. I LOVE it. I could go every week. In fact, I think that may just be my plan this season.  Two weekends ago we went to the apple orchard to pick honey … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged | 2 Comments

Lemon Coconut Macaroons

This is a variation of a recipe I saw on a cooking show.  It might have been Paula Deen, which shocks me because I can never cook anything she makes.  She uses too much butter and sugar for me.  Why … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged | 2 Comments

Turtle Brownies

This recipe is from my friend Stephanie.  She makes the most delicious holiday cookies and she always includes these yummy brownies. I made ONE change to the recipe, which I’ll note below. TURTLE BROWNIES (aka Lava Brownies — see below) … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged | 1 Comment