Buttery and rich chocolate covered vegan shortbread cookies, made even better by being made with coconut and olive oil!
I have a love/hate relationship with the process of recipe testing. Sometimes it’s so easy, you nail the recipe in one try and then go back again for another round, just to make sure it wasn’t a fluke. The feeling of pulling something that looks SO good out of the oven and knowing that ‘This is it!’ is something I equate to finally (more…)
If there’s one thing I know, it’s that when something works, to leave well enough alone. I have a few base recipes that are tried and true, such as my riff on pancakes which came from Cookie and Kate’s recipe and my favorite brownie recipe. The same goes for scones, which I’ve found are best made with a guiding hand from The Faux Martha and hardly ever changed, since they just work (more…)
Call me crazy, but I love working with a good yeast dough. There’s just something about having that intuition in knowing if the dough is going to rise (sometimes it it’s more of a frustration feeling but, you win some you lose some) and when the dough is just right and for rolling out. Case in point, these everything soft pretzel knots for example, I actually made this dough twice. The first time I over worked the dough and realized it just wasn’t rising, no matter how many times I took a peek at it and the second, finally achieving fluffy dough success. (more…)
Helllooooo and welcome to Margarita Weeeeekkk (yelled in an Oprah voice, obviously)!! Margarita Week is being hosted by the fabulous Kate at Hola Jalapeno and you should really do yourself a favor and check each and every margarita recipe out. I got really lucky because my day for margarita week feel on the actual Cinco De Mayo, so I (more…)
I have been ALL about those strawberries for the last few weeks. From putting them in cocktails to just eating them straight up until I can’t take it anymore, I would say I’ve taken full advantage of strawberry season this year. The only thing left (more…)