The Twelve Days of Cookies – Vanilla Bean Tuiles

I just received a new cookbook to review called “Pure Vanilla – Irresistible Recipes and Essential Techniques” by Shauna Sever.  As you might have guessed, the entire cookbook contains recipes using vanilla…in everything.  I’m...

The Very Best Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Soft, chewy and slightly spiced, this is the BEST Gingerbread Cookie recipe ever.  A tried and true favorite for years, this classic gingerbread cookie dough yields the perfect cookie every single time.  Totally fool-proof!...

The Very Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside, these are the BEST Oatmeal Raisin Cookies ever. A simple recipe I’ve been making for years, this is one cookie you won’t be able...

Tuesday’s Tip: A Better Baked Potato

Tuesday’s Tip: A Better Baked Potato

I’ve always loved the crispy, salt-crusted, baked potatoes you get at a steakhouse.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t getting the same result with the “foil wrapped” potatoes I would bake at home.  Then I realized something,...

Bacon and Cheddar Corn Bread Muffins

When I made the Turkey and Black Bean Chili the other week, I needed something to go with it other than the standard bread.  I really love a buttered kaiser roll with my chili and...