My pal Meg approached me last year about making “be my bride” cookies. I was impressed with the idea.
The thing that made these cookies so fun to make, is that Meg wanted them to have a Saint Patrick’s Day theme. Firstly, Saint [...]Continue Reading →
Playoff season is here. The only thing that excites me slightly more than my team making it to the post-season is the food that accompanies it.
It just so happens that Crock-Pot® came out with a new line of slow cookers. This theme is particularly appropriate:
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I’m thankful for 50 degree weather this fall. I am thankful for beer, football & baseball, high heels, happy hour, summer, and steak.
For Big Bird not losing his job this year. That reminds me, I am thankful the elections and cray cray political Facebook posts coming [...]Continue Reading →
I feel that Halloween lacks sophistication. Perhaps it’s because of the obsession with making dessert look like candy corn, or the fact that candy happens to be the main focal point of the holiday itself.
Don’t get me wrong. A lot of my recipes aren’t exactly considered [...]Continue Reading →
It’s no joke this whole sprinkle fiasco. As a baker, I constantly hear and read about the sprinkle debate. Some tout them as pretty and fun. Others moan that they are narsty and insipid (at times referred to as “waxy”).
I consider sprinkles much [...]Continue Reading →
I created a few sweet and salty snacks with an Easter/spring theme for Pretzel Crisps. You could even use this for an Alice in Wonderland or Velveteen Rabbit (just change the candy melt colors) party.
The great thing about these:
1. They are pretty easy to make.
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The majority of 1 Fine Cookie recipes and tutorials tend to lean on the sweeter side. Not because I have a sweet tooth, or because I am on an evil mission to instill a diabetes epidemic and end human kind. Baking and cooking with sugar is what I do [...]Continue Reading →
Technically, in addition to being Irish, Guinness is also part African. Or part Canadian. Supposedly it is also brewed in Australia as well. Whatever.
Guinness will forever be the most clichéd association with Saint Patrick’s day. It will therefore also become an increasingly [...]Continue Reading →
I haven’t created a savory recipe for some time, so with the Superbowl around the corner right now is as good a time as any. Of course it has to be hearty enough for real and regular football viewers to want to eat.
I have seen enough football-shaped [...]Continue Reading →