There are many reasons to fall in love with the delicious polenta cookie, a beloved, traditional sweet from the Piedmont region of Northern Italy—including the fact that it’s created with just a few simple ingredients. 475 more words
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Most holiday traditions incorporate gingerbread in some capacity, and while you might ordinarily leave it to the kiddos to cut out and frost, this recipe and its ultra glam touches, from Jane Hornby’s… 649 more words
For the uninitiated, piloncillo is a brownish sweetener made from sugar cane that’s molded into a conical shape. The name translates to “little pylon” in Spanish, which references its tower-like structure. 452 more words
I guess it’s fitting that my 300th post features the most New Yorky of cookies; the Black and White cookie.
Much of this blog has focused on my living in New York: balancing random jobs as a performer, writer and baker; dragging standing mixers to the apartments of boyfriends past; working for a local gluten-free magazine or meeting famous chefs; and eventually refocusing my work to bake less and write more. 1,067 more words
All holiday cookies are tasty, but what really separates the “good” from the “wow-worthy” is how they look. A truly beautiful holiday cookie is a masterpiece! 404 more words
Growing up, there were several cookies my mom would always make around the holidays: crispy chocolate-chip laden biscotti, delicately caramelized lace cookies filled with melted chocolate, little cups of gooey nut pastries, and these tiny bombs of buttery walnut cookies I only knew as Butter Balls. 839 more words