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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 […]

Marta’s Baby Shower Cookies

Marta’s Baby Shower Cookies

Now what you see in this first picture is an example of not the best weather for decorating cookies with royal icing, or baking anything else that may be sensitive to humidity. While it doesn’t necessarily make working with the icing any more difficult, there is a possibility that somehow the humidity will cause the […]