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Posts Tagged ‘baked goods’

Théasty New York-Style Bagels

Texan and ours first date was in New York City and since then, it’s held a special place in my heart (we got engaged there too!). I thought I would share one of my new favorite things to make that reminds me of the big apple. BAGELS! The New York Bagel is my preferred style…

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Pillow Soft Pretzels

Growing up in Europe had many advantages. Like experiencing wine festivals through the end of summer and into the fall.  Winter markets full of crafts and mulled wine.  And grabbing daily bread and pastries early in the morning while still warm and ready to be devoured with your favorite cheese. And while living in Germany,…

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Chili Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Ahhh Crinkle cookies. The perfect holiday treat… Their powdered exterior reminds me of fresh snowfall on mountain peaks and their soft chocolate interior with a hint of chili is the perfect combination of sweet and spice. You will want to help yourself to the entire batch sans aide.  I love a good chocolate cookie but…

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Almond Biscotti

Ever go to a coffee shop, look at the goodies behind the counter glass and catch your eye on a biscotti? You order it, with your coffee of course, dunk it and take a bite of that perfectly-crunchy-yet-soft-from-the-dunk piece and think how the heck did I forget how good these are? When I ask my friends if they…

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Death by Chocolate Banana Muffins

chocolate banana muffins

  Childhood food memory = chocolate banana muffins.  My parents were uber-strict on not allowing my brothers and me to eat processed foods.  That meant I was the kid at school who had nothing to trade at lunch time.  No kid wants to trade fruit snacks for a real piece of fruit!  However, over the…

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