My kids both love to bake, which should surprise no one at all….
When my daughter Tessa made a list of recipes that she’d like to bake this summer, chocolate chip cookie dough tart ranked at the very top….
If you believe chocolate is a food group all its own, you’re my kind of human being. If not, we can still be friends, but I probably won’t always understand you….
My daughter Eliza and I were recently talking about the kinds of treats her classmates bring to school for their birthdays. Clearly looking for an opening, she said, “If kids only knew how easy it was to make cupcakes, I bet they’d bake their own birthday treats.”…
Small and adorable, these Mini Chocolate Cream Pies feature creamy chocolate pudding layered over a crisp hint-of-cinnamon chocolate crust topped with lightly sweetened whipped cream. Hooray for pie! Most people who send holiday cards get them out in time for Christmas. At my house, we’re not what you’d call super organized about holiday cards….
Inspired by the after dinner drink, these rich chocolate cupcakes topped with minty frosting come together as decadent and delicious Grasshopper Cupcakes. A few weeks ago, my husband ordered a Grasshopper after we’d finished up our meal at The Boxing Room in San Francisco. I’d never actually tried this after dinner drink that inspired Grasshopper Pie, one of my favorite childhood desserts, so I couldn’t help taking a few sips to see how I felt about it….
Eliza fell in love with some ultra precious rainbow heart sugar cookies this week and decided she needed to make them. It’s totally my fault….
When I set out to organize my refrigerator the other day, I found four open jars of peanut butter. Four! Since we can’t pack peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in my kids’ school any more, I needed a quick and easy way to reduce this ridiculous supply….