Bake at 350
Sweet on Trader Joe's Saturdays: Butter Almond Thins
Welcome to the 2nd installment of our Sweet on Trader Joe's Saturdays ! This week, kiddo & I review one of his most requested TJ's sweets: the Belgian Butter Almond Thins. Trader Joe's describes these as "all-butter traditional Belgian biscuits." They run $2.79 for a 7.05 ounce boxapproximately 8
Bunny Silhouette Cookies ... and a special guest!
Hey guys! You're in for a treat because my friend Lupita is sharing a cookie tutorial with us today! You've met Lupita beforeI just love her cookies! She has been posting the prettiest Easter cookies on her blog lately, and I kind of begged her to share one here. ;) I know you'll want to see all
From boy crushes to cookie crushes...
I was the girl who *always* had a "crush" on a boy. ALWAYS. I think it started about 5th grade and went all the way through college. I'm not sure why I had these crushesnone of them ever paid me any attention. Can I tell you an embarrassing story about one of my crushesand you promise you won't
Sweet on Trader Joe's Saturdays: Cowboy Bark
Kiddo & I spend a lot of time eating together, but not as much time baking together like we used to . At age 15, he's really more about the EATING of desserts than the making of desserts. Oh goshjust looking back at those " Kiddo in the Kitchen " posts has me all verklempt. So, we decided to do a
Strawberry Layer Cake with Amaretto Swiss Meringue Buttercream
3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter, room temperature 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar 3 ounce container powered strawberry gelatin (not sugar-free) 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 cup puréed sweetened strawberries (from a thawed container of frozen sweetened strawberries) 1/2 cup
Glorious! Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Layered Dessert
Oooyou guys are in for such a treat today! Have you met Glory of the blog Glorious Treats ? Glory makes all kinds of beautiful dessertsfrom cakes to cookies to cupcakes, you name it. Glory's book, Glorious Layered Desserts (how perfect is that title?) was just published and it is lovely. The
Spring! It has sprung!!!
It's been a long, cold winter here in Houston, y'all. I wore my long winter coat TWICE. That's 100% more than last year. Don't get me wrong, I actually crave the cold. (I get weather envy when I see everyone's snow instagram pictures.) This year, though, I was so happy to start seeing green!
PB&J...it's not just for sandwiches anymore.
There is something so innately comforting about a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Isn't there? Sometimes I forget how much I love them until we run out of everything else to eat. Then I think, "Why don't I eat these all the time?" Well, today we take PB&J out of the bread and turn it into
Pantone 2014, Radiant Orchid Paint Chip Cookies: Color Challenge!
When Radiant Orchid was announced as the Color of the Year for 2014, I wasn't sure what to think. I LOVE color. LOVE. (I have a bright yellow piano in my family room. Like I said, I love color.) I just wasn't sure "Radiant Orchid" had a place in my life. That is, I wasn't sure until I started
I Just Blogged to Say I Love You (Vol. 12)
1. Spring! Are you ready I am. Even though every outdoor surface is covered in yellow pollen, it's nice to be in the garden again. (I use the term "garden" loosely. It's where I go to kill things.) AnywayI found flowering quince at the nursery and a sweet employee there told me that it