Farewell to 2015: Sugar and Spice Cookie with Dipping Bar

Sugar and spice cookies turned into lollipops you can dip into chocolate, marshmallow cream, or cookie butter. A fun interactive treat for New Year’s Eve or any get-together. How quickly another year comes to an end. It’s been unusually chilly and rainy here, but on this last day of the year it’s calm, clear, and […]...

{Cookbook Review} Sugar and Spice Brioche Buns: Everything Nice

  To see the winners of last week’s Blackboard Eats contest, see the bottom of this post! We’re spoilt for choice of bread in San Francisco, where there’s enough artisan bread bakeries around that not having freshly baked bread with dinner almost seems enough reason to turn in your foodie membership card. I must confess […]...

Chai Cupcakes, Two Ways

When I worked at this chocolate cafe, we in the pastry kitchen were responsible for baking up all sorts of chocolate-intensive treats, as well as making the chocolate drinks that were the specialty of the house. From classic hot chocolate to mochas to bicerins, we made the mixes for the drinks in the kitchen, and […]...