The simplicity of these no-bake treats makes them an easy, sweet indulgence for a weekend away from a full kitchen arsenal. The simplicity also makes them a healthy option for those times when the ol’ sweet tooth is calling. They’re a near instant gratification without the guilt, and they’re not a far cry from those raw cookie dough bites stolen when Mom wasn’t looking.
Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. -Anatole France Remember this wee little bean? It feels like a mere minute ago that I was introducing my budding kitchen assistant, and yet, my fur baby is now a whopping three years old (still just as cute as ever though)! In yoga they teach you how… Keep Reading
“If you could eat only one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?” “Sandwiches” he said with gumption, as if he had played the what-if game correctly. My hand snapped to my hip bone, my head tilted, my eyes rolled, I leaned in, and each syllable I spoke dripped with sarcasm. “Oh, so you would choose to eat… Keep Reading
May 2015 There is the French bakery, and then there is the French boulangerie with reflections of the Tour Eiffel in the display cases. There are tapas, and then there are tapas amidst a mob of fútbol fans. There are empanadas, and then there are empanadas made by the madres who fought for their sons’ freedom from government corruption. There are cachacas, and then there are… Keep Reading
March 2015 There are times that call for impressively stacked cakes with fluffy frostings, meticulous preparation methods and elaborate settings. There are other times that call for something more spontaneous, something simple and sweet to cap off a night and satisfy a craving. For those times, there are these cookies! Cookies can be sweet, round reminders to appreciate the simplest of pleasures. When I need to… Keep Reading