Toffee Cookies

There is a place in San Luis Obispo called The Apple Farm. It is a well-known hotel and restaurant with a bakery attached that makes the most amazing toffee cookies known to man. Seriously – they are soft, chewy, delicious… and this is coming from someone who doesn’t really like cookies! These toffee cookies are … More Toffee Cookies

TGIF – fun finds

Welcome to May! I love this month…. the promise of so much fun with summer coming up, the completion of the school year, the warmer weather and longer days…. it’s all good stuff! This past week has been filled with so much baking! Some very lucky students who are testing for both AP and IB … More TGIF – fun finds

Butterscotch Pie

Easter Sunday was upon us and I knew I wanted to take this opportunity to try a new dessert recipe to go with my tried-and-true Easter staples. Egg Puff casserole is always on the menu (as it should be!) but I wanted to branch out a bit with the dessert. After looking through some recipes, … More Butterscotch Pie

Congo Bars

This is my friend, Jill. I love Jill. We go together like peas and carrots. Like wine and cheese. See, one of the things that make us so perfect for each other is that Jill is an incredible cook – I crave her short ribs, her roast chicken, her bucatini… and I make the desserts! … More Congo Bars

Chocolate Cake

I am always on the lookout for the perfect chocolate cake recipe. I have tried so many, but they are often too dry, or not chocolatey enough… it’s like Goldilocks over here! But, I think all my searching has finally paid off – I found my favorite chocolate cake recipe! Half Baked Harvest’s Simple Chocolate … More Chocolate Cake

Vegan “Twix” Bars

Recently Greg’s cousin and his family came to the West Coast to visit and we got to spend a lovely afternoon with them. David and Bethany are the owners of B’s Salty and Sweet Bakery in Columbia, Tennessee and they are baking geniuses! Sourdough Bread, Homemade Babka, Pop Tarts… their menu is endless! Cooking for … More Vegan “Twix” Bars