Holiday Compost Cookies

Today I decided to recreate a COMPOST COOKIE recipe that was inspired by Christina Tosi, head pastry chef from celebrated Momofuku Milk Bar in NYC. I love Compost Cookies because no two cookies will ever taste the same.  As the baker, you can get as creative as you want with the ingredients. That’s right, you can literally use whatever you have on hand to develop your recipe.  I decided to make batches of the cookie using our favorite favorite snacks from the cupboard. As I started combining ingredients, I kept throwing in more – hence … [Read more...]

Molasses Sugar Cookies

Last week, I participated in the 3rd Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie swap hosted by The Little Kitchen and Love and Olive Oil. This fun exchange helps to raise money and awareness to the charity Cookies for Kid’s Cancer, the national non-profit organization committed to funding new therapies used in the fight against pediatric cancer, which claims the lives of more children in the US than any other disease. While the swap links me to a great cause, full disclosure, it also gives me a selfish excuse to bake and receive the most delicious … [Read more...]

Compost Cookies

I just participated in the 3rd Annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. It’s an exciting program, hosted by Lindsay of Love and Olive Oil and Julie of The Little Kitchen, which brings together food bloggers from around the world “in celebration of all things scrumptious”. The premise of the program is quite simple. I baked delicious home made cookies and sent a dozen of each to three other assigned food bloggers.  In return, I received three dozen cookies from three separate food bloggers: Pecan Cookies from Cats and Commas; Date Pinwheels from … [Read more...]

Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today is one of my favorite days of the month, my Secret Recipe Club reveal day for April! I’m honored to be a part of this diverse international group of food bloggers.  In case you forgot, everyone in the Secret Recipe Club gets assigned a blog from which we are supposed to pick a dish to cook. But, it’s all done in secrecy.  It isn’t until the ultimate reveal day (today) that everyone showcases the dishes and discovers who’s been their secret foodie link.  This club has provided me valuable exposure to blogs I might not otherwise … [Read more...]