When I first told my oldest friend that I was “going Vegan” she asked me “What are you going to do about all the baking you like to do? How do you bake without eggs and dairy?” After a short pause, since I wasn’t 100% sure at the time, my reply was I’d figure it out. I’m happy to report the transition from vegetarian to … Continue reading The Best Damn Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever!
Having grown up in Miami, FL there are certain cultural norms you don’t realize are the exception and not the rule until you live in or visit other places. One such Miami normalcy you will find, are street vendors standing at most major intersections trying to sell you something: flowers, oranges, peanuts and often even churros. For those that do not know churros are the closest thing Cubans … Continue reading Cuban Churros & Hot Chocolate w Coconut whipped cream
Last year for my other half’s birthday I asked him what kind of cake would he like me to make for him. In his usual nonchalant manner he said “why don’t you surprise me?” I asked again for clarification, “Do you have a flavor in mind?” His reply reinforced his first response “just make me something you think I would like.” So all of a sudden … Continue reading Tuxedo Cheesecake
Original recipe: Mad Hungry by Lucinda Scala Quinn posted on MarthaStewart.com I cannot pretend like these cookies are good for you, but they are delicious and as far as cookies go, they’re better for you than most. My other half and I are cookie aficionados. I have multiple cookie recipes that I love to bake, especially around the holidays. Last year he asked me to make … Continue reading Oatmeal Anything Cookies