Lemon Drop Cookies

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to all of my friends who are celebrating tonight!  I’ve decided to share one of my favorite cookie recipes that I tried this season in order to celebrate! In my experience, refrigerator cookies always turn out the best.  Thanks to refrigeration strengthening the molecular bonds of the dough before itContinue reading “Lemon Drop Cookies”

Honey Ginger Snaps

Honey Ginger Snaps Growing up, baking cookies with my Mom and Grandma was something that I always looked forward to doing each holiday season.   Thinking back, I can still smell all of the sugar and spice, and even feel the sticky dough caught between my fingers and underneath my nail beds (probably one of theContinue reading “Honey Ginger Snaps”

All-Natural Pumpkin Puree

Pie pumpkins are on sale at a local store (Woodmans) for only $0.99, so I figured why not try to make some homemade pumpkin puree? (My recipe is adapted from Alton Brown’s Pumpkin Puree Recipe, which is made with only pumpkin and salt) Ingredients: 1 small pie pumpkin (3-5 lbs.) pinch of salt 1/4 CContinue reading “All-Natural Pumpkin Puree”

I Can’t Believe It’s Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread

On our way home from a wedding over this past weekend, we stopped at a roadside farm stand and picked up a HUGE zucchini (for only $2!!!), and as it’s gotten a little chilly over the past few days, I figured that baking zucchini bread was the natural thing to do with it.  As IContinue reading “I Can’t Believe It’s Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread”