j’s Crookies, Chip Snicks and Cinnamon Toast Snicks

Recently I experimented with some chocolate shard cookies* made with Seattle’s Theo Chocolate bars and froze some of the dough for further experimentation. Last night I made doughs and completed preparations to bake some newbies this morning and deliver up some sweetness and love to my daughter in her office later today. Some people have … More j’s Crookies, Chip Snicks and Cinnamon Toast Snicks

Seattle Night Out: Block Party Potluck with Spicy Eggplant Parm Dip, Rustic Garlic Bread and Blackberry Ice Cream

I love a potluck because it’s fun to make something for a crowd once in awhile as well as dig into something special made by other cooks (and chefs.) Seattle has block parties once a year for Neighborhood Watch and my block participates. New residents and people who’ve lived here longer take the opportunity to … More Seattle Night Out: Block Party Potluck with Spicy Eggplant Parm Dip, Rustic Garlic Bread and Blackberry Ice Cream

j’s Lemon Snicks varieties for Mother’s Day

Previous post concerned only my new Lemon Snicks with Honey Caramel Accents, top right corner of this photo. Directly below is the result of putting Regular Caramel into the Lemon Snick. In the middle, Lemon Snicks are accented with Raspberry Tidbits Baking Chips sent to me by my sweet cousin in Idaho. On the left, … More j’s Lemon Snicks varieties for Mother’s Day

Honey Caramels

Last year I posted about making molasses caramels * and then using the caramels for filling Ginger Snicks ** and burbling out of Fruity Bran Muffins. *** After success with the molasses in multiple baking uses, I determined to next make honey caramels. Again, that determination included no corn syrup. Sugar and honey and butter … More Honey Caramels