Gingerbread Thumbprint Cookies with Salted Caramel

It’s full on cookie baking time and I’m excited to be part of Rodelle‘s annual Christmas Cookie Campaign again! Visit Rodelle’s page to see the collection of cookie recipes my fellow Rodelle ambassadors have created for this holiday season: there are some delicious choices to fill out your holiday table and your gift baskets. I’m sharing a riff […]...

Dessert Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide 2016

After cookbook recs, here’s my holiday gift guide 2016. Just a couple weeks left until Christmas! While I’ve been crossing names off my Christmas list, I’ve also been adding more and more items to my own wish list – occupational hazard of shopping? Does this happen to anyone else? So much for being virtuous and […]...

Alphabet Cranberry Linzer Cookies

Alphabet cranberry linzer cookies – the classic holiday cookie updated with a spiced cranberry filling and letter cutouts to spell your warmest holiday wishes. Cookie swaps are one of my favorite parts of the holiday season: since I never have enough time to make all the different cookies I’ve been dreaming of, going to parties […]...

Holiday Gift Guide for Bakers

Whenever my family or friends ask what I want for Christmas, there’s always the unspoken assumption, “What don’t you already have?” Do I need another whisk? Another cookbook for my over-extended shelves? The newest ice cream maker model? Well, the answer would be yes to all of those (sidenote: my daughter Isabelle has discovered the joys […]...

{Cookbook Review}: Guittard’s Roasted Banana Chocolate Tart

Happy November! I had a breakneck schedule in October and we’re already counting down to Thanksgiving, so it’s pretty much a headlong rush to the end of the year. I AM looking forward to putting some holiday recipes and sharing my annual cookbook reviews and gift guide though – so don’t worry, they have a […]...

Happy Holidays! A Photo Recap of Williams Sonoma Holiday Party

  One of my favorite things about the holiday season is all the visual eye candy; although most of my photography revolves around food, in December I wish I could just hang out in department stores and people’s homes, capturing all the glitter and lights.  I’m happy to share some shots from the Williams-Sonoma holiday […]...