Coconut-Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m entering the 12 Days of Cookies contest again. You be the judge for this year’s entry. . . . → Read More: Coconut-Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookie EVAH!

Check out this easy recipe for a chocolate chip cookie for this round of Cook the Books. . . . → Read More: The Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookie EVAH!

Banana Chocolate Chip Granola Muffins and an old friend…

Banana Granola Chocolate Chip Muffins from Eliot's Eats

Today is posting day for Secret Recipe Club‘s Group C!   Secret Recipe Club is a group of rabid food bloggers that are kept in line by some truly marvelous hosts:   Jane,  Sarah, Suzanne, and the fabulous Group C host, Debbi.   Each month the membership receives a “secret pal” and must choose something from the assigned site . . . → Read More: Banana Chocolate Chip Granola Muffins and an old friend…

Chocolate Macadamia Nut Wedges

For the Food ‘n Flix film this month, we all watched “Stranger Than Fiction.” I was inspired by Ana’s sultry description of baked goods to make these Chocolate Macadamia Nut Wedges. . . . → Read More: Chocolate Macadamia Nut Wedges

The best chocolate chip cookies ever (seriously)

Whole Wheat and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil and Cacao Nibs. That is a mouthful! Finito….the end…..I am done searching. These are the best chocolate chip cookies in the WORLD! . . . → Read More: The best chocolate chip cookies ever (seriously)

Chocolate Chip Cookies and “Heartburn”


What kind of post title is this?   I hope it is a somewhat humorous one although I cannot hold a candle to the dark, sarcastic, snarky humor in Heartburn by the late Nora Ephron.   I loved it!

Heartburn by Ephron is the current selection for Cook the Books, a club of food bloggers and . . . → Read More: Chocolate Chip Cookies and “Heartburn”

Dark Chocolate Blackberry Jam Cookies

…and White Chocolate Blackberry Jam Cookies (with a twist of lime) . . . → Read More: Dark Chocolate Blackberry Jam Cookies

Cupboard Cookies

I raided the freezer a couple of days ago for the raspberry pie. Today I hit the pantry. Do you have an assortment of baking chips left over from the holidays? Throw them into this cookie dough (with whatever else you can find in the pantry and cupboards). . . . → Read More: Cupboard Cookies

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls

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