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Expecting a little one

Expecting a little one

We’re currently working on growing our family! For those of you who are a little bit “punny,” you may prefer that I say – We’re expecting a little Juan! Now I must admit, this is part of my reason for not blogging as much as I thought I would this summer. Between nesting, going out […]

Brown (Butter) Cookies- brown butter, brown sugar, molasses

Brown (Butter) Cookies- brown butter, brown sugar, molasses

Sometimes I just want a cookie. Just one. Not two-three dozen. Sometimes all I have is 1 egg left over from the dozen. Sometimes I only have one stick of butter. Sometimes I eat one ounce of chocolate chips too many, before I even get around to baking cookies. Sometimes I don’t have raisins, caramel, […]

Vanilla Brandy Alfajores

Vanilla Brandy Alfajores

If you’re not familiar with Alfajores, they are a sandwich cookie filled with Dulce de Leche (a caramel made from sweetened condensed milk) and popular in South America. I consider myself to be a very lucky person….because I live in the bay area and can easily find Buenos Aires Alfajores at local coffee shops and farmers […]

Thoughts on Holiday Cookie Baking

I always enjoy making an assortment of cookies to gift friends and family for Christmas. I invite people over to help decorate and we have a grand old time!!!! At least I do! I like to pace myself by cutting and baking certain cookies ahead of time. That way my helpers/ guests can do the […]