Hershey’s Kisses & Hugs in Various Thumbprint Cookies

A couple months ago I saw a photograph of the Molasses Gingerbread Kiss Cookie* and saved the recipe in my bookmarks. Not long thereafter my neighbor was heading off to the store and I wasn’t able to go but asked her to get me the Hershey’s Kiss with stripes. While I was thinking of the … More Hershey’s Kisses & Hugs in Various Thumbprint Cookies

I went wild: juliyya’s Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Wich

I baked a batch of my own recipe Peanut Butter Butter Cookies today as gratitude cookies for a group of doctors (attendings, residents and students) and nurses and various support staff at the University of Washington Medical Center Hospital but saved a few for an experiment. It worked like a slightly gooey dream and a … More I went wild: juliyya’s Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Wich

Si Abuelita fuera mi compania, entonces I make Mexican Chocolate Snicks

With a little substitution of a word from part of a song I learned in my high school Spanish class, I introduce Version 3, the final and perfected version of my Mexican Chocolate Snick which I’m planning to mail to a birthday girl today as a surprise. These are made with “melted” Abuelita Mexican Chocolate … More Si Abuelita fuera mi compania, entonces I make Mexican Chocolate Snicks

New! and New! Salted Caramel Brown Butter Cookies & Double Caramel Wich

My readers know that when a cookie idea engages my brain, the oven will get some work, although in the heat of summer, it’s early in the morning with the stove fan going full blast. The impetus was a browned-butter caramel butter cookie and some penuche caramel frosting in the freezer needing thaw and use. … More New! and New! Salted Caramel Brown Butter Cookies & Double Caramel Wich

New! Roasted Pineapple & Orange Bread with My Recipe & Idea for a Pretty Salad

Last week on sale at a grocery store, I bought three one-pound bowls of fresh fruit, one of which was pineapple. I ate the melons from two bowls and decided to roast and caramelize the pineapple chunks, some of which were used in a Moroccan-spiced couscous, steamed broccoli, caramelized red bell, onion and pine nut … More New! Roasted Pineapple & Orange Bread with My Recipe & Idea for a Pretty Salad