Black Cocoa Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies

BLACK COCOA CHOCOLATE CUT-OUT COOKIES

Making decorated cookies for Halloween? You might want to switch up your usual sugar cookie recipe for something dark and delicious. Black...

Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday:  Joe-Joe's Slims

SWEET ON TRADER JOE'S SUNDAY: JOE-JOE'S SLIMS

Hey Howdy Hey! Happy Sunday! Today, the Mr. and I are reviewing Trader Joe's Joe-Joe's Slims. Joe-Joe's are Trader Joe's version of...

 
 
 
How to Use Small Fondant Cutters for Cookies

HOW TO USE SMALL FONDANT CUTTERS FOR COOKIES

*whew* That post title was a mouthful, but I couldn't figure out how to make it more concise. Maybe "Using Fondant Cutters - yada,...

WAY BACK WEDNESDAY: OCTOBER 9, 2019

It's week 3 of Way Back Wednesday, where we dive into 12 years of the blog's archives to revisit old friends, recipes, and cookies. This...

 
 
 
Nuts for Coconuts.milk, cream, water!

NUTS FOR COCONUTS.MILK, CREAM, WATER!

My latest post is up on The Pioneer Woman Food & Friends and it's all about coconut milk, cream, water, and cream of coconut. Is it...

I'm 50! Sally O'Malley-themed birthday cookies

I'M 50! SALLY O'MALLEY-THEMED BIRTHDAY COOKIES

In 20 years of cookie decorating, I don't think I've ever made cookies for myself. (Truth be told, I gave these away to my girlfriends...

 
 
 

WAY BACK WEDNESDAY: OCTOBER 2, 2019

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Way Back Wednesday where we dive into 12 years of the blog's archives to revisit old friends, recipes,...

Rocky Road Cupcakes

ROCKY ROAD CUPCAKES

Rocky Road is such a nostalgic flavor, but I don't think much about it. I love chocolate, I love nuts...but mini marshmallows? Not...

 
 
 
Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday:  Apple Cider Donuts

SWEET ON TRADER JOE'S SUNDAY: APPLE CIDER DONUTS

Happy Sunday, friends! We hit Trader Joe's right after Mass this morning. We were getting hangry. Last week when Mr. E suggested trying...

The Pioneer Woman Birthday Flowers Party Cookies

THE PIONEER WOMAN BIRTHDAY FLOWERS PARTY COOKIES

Please, please, please tell me that you've seen the party supplies from The Pioneer Woman. Yes? Please tell me that every time you're...

 
 
 

WAY BACK WEDNESDAY: SEPTEMBER 25, 2019

Lately, I've been going back to look at blog posts and recipes from way back when...can you believe Bake at 350 has been around for...

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies for Two

NO-BAKE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES FOR TWO

As an empty-nester, there are many adjustments to be made. Missing your kid, re-evaluating your place in this world , and also, scaling...

 
 
 
Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday:  Butter Toffee Pretzels and Virginia Peanuts

SWEET ON TRADER JOE'S SUNDAY: BUTTER TOFFEE PRETZELS AND VIRGINIA PEANUTS

You're getting a twofer review today. Mr. E wanted to try the peanuts and I wanted to try the pretzels. Compromise: we bought both. Trader...

Triple Chocolate Cookies from Bigger Bolder Baking

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE COOKIES FROM BIGGER BOLDER BAKING

When you've been blogging about baking for 12 years you get the opportunity to preview a LOT of cookbooks. Yep, it's pretty much the...

 
 
 
Lemon Zucchini Coffee Cake

LEMON ZUCCHINI COFFEE CAKE

Look, I know it's almost fall, but I can see that your garden is still overrun with zucchini. I'm here to help. Lemon Zucchini Coffee...

Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday:  Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookie Mix

SWEET ON TRADER JOE'S SUNDAY: PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHUNK OATMEAL COOKIE MIX

It is pumpkin season at Trader Joe's - the most wonderful time of the year. For my first trip to Trader Joe's since the pumpkin goods...

 
 
 
Autumn-Inspired Floral Cookies and a Total Game-Changer

AUTUMN-INSPIRED FLORAL COOKIES AND A TOTAL GAME-CHANGER

The inspiration for these cookies comes from two places...well, maybe technically three when you factor in the awesome cookie cutter...

Two Peas and Their Pod Lemon Almond Cookies

TWO PEAS AND THEIR POD LEMON ALMOND COOKIES

The much anticipated Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook is here! Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook: Favorite Everyday Recipes from Our Family...

 
 
 
Watermelon Margarita Mocktails

WATERMELON MARGARITA MOCKTAILS

You. Guys. You guys, you guys, you guys. I am so crazy excited to share this mocktail recipe with you. 1. This avowed watermelon-hater...

Churro Ice Cream

CHURRO ICE CREAM

One of my husband's most uttered phrases is, "this would be really good with ice cream." I could serve him a bowl of ice cream and...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

How America's Best Portuguese Market Ended Up in a Small Town in Massachusetts

How America's Best Portuguese Market Ended Up in a Small Town in Massachusetts

Salt cod and conservas at Portugalia Marketplace. This is not entry-level fish," says a smiling Michael Benevides, standing in what has to be the United States' largest... Read more ...

Artisanal Cheese Week at Eataly NYC Downtown

Artisanal Cheese Week at Eataly NYC Downtown

When it comes to artisanal cheeses, we like to stay ahead of the curd. Get a taste of the best Italian and domestic cheese at Eataly NYC Downtown this week! From October 14 to... Read more ...

31 Pieces From Amazon That'll Turn Your Home Into Cozy Oasis - Starting at...

31 Pieces From Amazon That'll Turn Your Home Into Cozy Oasis - Starting at Just $10

When it comes to decorating my house, I always have one main goal in mind: it has to be cozy. There's just something about filling my space with soft and plush pieces that make... Read more ...

Anthropologie Has an Overnight Oats Ornament and, of Course, We Already...

Anthropologie Has an Overnight Oats Ornament and, of Course, We Already Ordered It

As if your overnight oats obsession wasn't already at its peak, now you can top it off with this overnight oats ornament from Anthropologie. When friends and relatives come... Read more ...

How to Respond to the Salary Question

How to Respond to the Salary Question

The question "What are your salary requirements?" can strike fear into the eager hearts of job seekers. Here, a reader asks for advice on how to respond: When you are applying... Read more ...

Planting Native Prairie Could Be a Secret Weapon for Farmers

Planting Native Prairie Could Be a Secret Weapon for Farmers

When farmer Gary Guthrie describes recent changes to his farm, his eyes light up. After adding native prairie to his central Iowa operation, he remembers hearing the hum of... Read more ...

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe uses simple ingredients but has so much flavor and creaminess. It only takes 20 minutes to make! Some soups require hours and hours of... Read more ...

Crispy Honey Walnut Shrimp

Crispy Honey Walnut Shrimp

NEW VIDEO!!! I am so excited to share this video and recipe that Pia and I partnered with California Walnuts to bring you, and I hope you love it! If you remember, Pia is quite... Read more ...

Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast: An Interview with Jonathan Safran Foer

Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast: An Interview with Jonathan Safran Foer

Changing the way we eat isn't enough to save the planet, but we can't save the planet without changing the way we eat. With his latest work, Jonathan Safran Foer presents us... Read more ...

Black Cocoa Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies

Black Cocoa Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies

Making decorated cookies for Halloween? You might want to switch up your usual sugar cookie recipe for something dark and delicious. Black cocoa chocolate cut-out cookies use... Read more ...