When I was a kid, I loved when my grandma would make a pie. Not so much because of the pie itself (unless it was apple), but because of what she would do with the leftover crust. She’d sprinkle it with cinnamon and sugar, then bake until it was golden brown. If you’re a pastry [...]
This past weekend, my parents and I drove through Door County, Wisconsin, to see the fall colors, take pictures, do some wine tasting, and spend some money on fun things. You know, like apple cider doughnuts, cherry strudel, rum fudge, caramels, and wine. And, um, the things we picked out after the wine tasting, which [...]
With tomorrow marking the beginning of fall, it seems appropriate to post something, well, fall-ish. (I’m even drinking caramel apple coffee and burning a cinnamon-scented candle in the spirit of the season.) I’ve been craving pumpkin bread for awhile now, and even had a can of pumpkin puree stashed away in the pantry from last [...]
I’m always on the lookout for new cookie recipes. And while my mom’s soft molasses cookies, and my grandma’s molasses roll-out cookies are still my two favorite cookies to pair with an afternoon cup of coffee, I had been eyeing up Ina’s ginger cookies for a few years.