Closing the Cookbook

“Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.” – Dalai Lama I hate drawn out good-byes, so I’d like to make this short and sweet… Running this blog has been such a wonderful experience. I’ve learned so much about blogging, social media, photography, and (yes) even a thing or two more about baking. It’s also been […]

Ranger Cookies

Ranger Cookies

We live near several antique shops, and enjoy browsing them on the occasional Sunday. Dave wanders off to find art inspiration, while I can be found scouring the books, in search of vintage cookbooks. I’ve found a couple, but mostly come across those mail in recipe booklets that company’s send out… My oldest find has […]

Chocolate Chip Blondies

Chocolate Chip Blondies

During a recent conversation, I was surprised to learn that not everyone knows what Blondies are… I mean, Clafoutis, Lamington, Coyotas, or Mooncake I understand. But Blondies???… This led me to question if perhaps I know a little too much about desserts. But I digress… Naturally, I seized the opportunity to give (what I’m sure […]

Raspberry Tassies

Raspberry Tassies

I’ve attempted tassies only once before. They were amongst the goodies I baked for the first Christmas we were vegan. Everything (I’m sure) made Santa smile, except those tassies, which turned out to be disappointing, bland lumps. In retrospect, I was still a new vegan and, although I’d been a competent pre-vegan baker, the no […]

Rose Water & White Chocolate Cookies

Rose Water & White Chocolate Cookies

Hmm, I know what you’re thinking. That these are just plain, old, sugar cookies… But step a little closer, lean in, and let your nose tell you differently… Do you smell that? That delightful sweet/floral aroma? Know what it is?… Rose water and white chocolate… Now take a bite… Crisp edges and a soft, chewy […]