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Pecan Bars…

As mentioned in a previous post, I received walnuts, pecans, and dried cranberries from Oh Nuts last week. The pecans I got were amazing, so I wanted to bake something that truly highlighted their flavor and texture. I have never made pecan pie, so that was my first thought, but I ended up choosing a …

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Cowboy Cookies…Yee Haw!

With my ample supply of nuts from Oh Nuts, I had a hankering to bake some cookies. I turned to Martha Stewart’s website and decided on her recipe for Cowboy Cookies. This recipe packs the flavors of oatmeal, pecans, chocolate and coconut all in one cookie. I did trade out half the butter for butter …

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Kugel…what?

Kugel…what? That is exactly what I said to myself when I spotted this recipe on the TwD site. This was yet another one of Dorie’s desserts that I have never heard of…do I live under a rock or am I lacking the in the area of cultural exploration? Luckily I have google at my at …

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Election Day Cupcakes…

I hope everyone decided to get out and vote on Tuesday! I thought I would play it “smart” and head out to the polls before work to escape the long lines in the evening. Well, as it turns out, just about everyone in my precinct tried to play it “smart” as well. I arrived to …

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TwD Rugelach…

When I discovered this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe I was a little baffled and thought, “what the hell is rugelach?” After pondering this dessert for about 2 seconds I decided to bust out Dorie’s book, Baking: from My Home to Yours so I could enlighten myself. I immediately thought of the nut horns that …

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