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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 […]

Decorating cookies without a steady hand

Decorating cookies without a steady hand

This past weekend I celebrated a birthday. And since I’ve been wanting to spend a little extra time working on decorating cookies, I thought my birthday might be a good time to gift myself a couple additional decorating tips and a food coloring kit with a little more variety than Red, Blue, Yellow, Green. What […]

Happy 50th Post!!!

Happy 50th Post!!!

This is number 50! Hooray! It’s been a fun 4ish months and a busy summer in the kitchen along side the Magic Chef. Perhaps 50 posts is just a mini milestone (especially compared to last night’s excitement. Go Curiosity!) but it still seems worthy of some mini acknowledgements. Here are the fun things I’ve put […]

Julia Child’s 100th Birthday

Julia Child’s 100th Birthday

It turns out, August 15th 2012 would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday. To celebrate her accomplishments and commemorate her work, PBS is inviting the world to cook and share a Julia Child recipe between August 5th and 15th. I’ve got my recipe all picked out and I sure hope it turns out ok so […]