Top 7 Kitchen Must Haves And A Wish List

I spend A LOT of time in the kitchen. It is all because I want to. I really like to cook and bake...and experiment. I grew up in a house where my mom also spent a lot of time in the kitchen. She too is an awesome cook. I'm pretty sure I got it from her. Every year I see new products that go on my … [Read more...]

Grandma’s Chocolate Drop Cookies {Recipe} #RealCookieSwap

One of my very favorite cookies also happens to be one of Ben's --> score! AND a family recipe --> double score! When I met Ben he had long been enjoying what his family called Chocolate Drop Cookies. His grandmother had made them as he was growing up and it was such a treat to eat them. … [Read more...]

Must Have Baking Supplies List For The Holidays

Every year around this time I start to get ready for holiday baking. I get for cookie swaps, hosting dinners, and maybe a girls night out or two. I love to be prepared. Nothing is worse than getting ready to make cookies and finding out that you don't have _______. So, of course I always make sure … [Read more...]

Recycling Your Baking Supplies

A few months ago I went to the Natural Products Expo in Baltimore. While I was there I did a lot of browsing around the aisles and aisles of responsible companies. One of my favorite things to do there is connect with new brands. I love hearing more about those that create great products and act … [Read more...]

Nutrient Dense Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies {Recipe}

The other day I came across a container of infant oatmeal cereal. Knowing all of the nutrients that are packed into that cannister, I couldn't bear to get rid of it. Sure, my youngest is 2 1/2, but we can all use some extra nutrients sometimes, especially when it comes to treats! I checked out … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread {Recipe}

If you haven't already noticed by your overflowing gardens or the particularly green farm stands, we are in the thick of zucchini season. The thick of it! Okay, maybe it is dwindling down some - but there is still SO MUCH out there to be had! I have been lucky enough to have some kind neighbors … [Read more...]

Sweet Lavender Vanilla Shortbread Cookies

If you've been a reader of this blog, you will know that I have been a fan of lavender for quite a long time. It has become one of my favorite culinary herbs to create with. It's (almost) savory flavor with just a pinch added to any baked good or meal is enough to make me melt! I was browsing … [Read more...]

A Gift Guide for Your Favorite Cook

I would consider myself a cook. I am not an expert but I cook, I love to cook, and I enjoy learning about cooking. Someone like me needs a gift list. I always see things out there and think...hmmm...wouldn't it be awesome to receive that? So, I figured I would round some of these items up and make a … [Read more...]

Hurricane Sandies

  We woke up this morning and our house had power, which I absolutely didn't expect. With the wind last night and the way the trees and branches came down, I thought for sure every time the lights flickered that we would lose it indefinitely. We were pretty lucky here. Today is a day full of … [Read more...]

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