GoodTaste! Pittsburgh

Yay for this Saturday being GoodTaste! Pittsburgh Food and Cooking Show in Monroeville, PA. I requested off work so I can go see (and meet?) Duff Goldman. Wonder what he'll be doing? Talking? Making a cake? Delivering a cake? King Arthur Flour will … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Chip Cut-Out Cookies (old post)

Update - I reposted this recipe with better pictures. Halloween is closing in, so I wanted to use my cookie cutters a few times before the holiday is over. I saw a recipe in one of my books awhile ago for chocolate chip cut-out cookies. Who says … [Continue reading]

Tuesdays With Dorie – Split Level Pudding

I work 5 days a week at Target, usually evening, so when I have a day off, I'm usually not home. I am cheating this week because I made the split-level pudding last year although I don't think the ganache layer settled properly. Probably because I … [Continue reading]

Tuesdays With Dorie – Chocolate-Crunched Caramel Tart

FINALLY! After waiting about 16 months, it is now my turn to host Tuesdays With Dorie. Pictures really sell me on a recipe. Although there are many great recipes without pictures, I tend to pick a recipe based on the picture. I've had my eye on … [Continue reading]

Rocky Road Brownies

Here's a tip I learned over the years. Just because your cookbook says holiday cookies doesn't mean you can only make them for the holidays. In fact, nothing about the recipes makes them holiday only (except maybe pumpkin for fall cookies and the way … [Continue reading]

Pom Wonderful Iced Coffee

A few weeks ago, the lovely people at Pom Wonderful asked me to sample their brand of bottled iced coffee. I know what you're thinking - pomegranate and coffee? As they told me and I can confirm, it does not taste like pomegranate at all. All you … [Continue reading]