Black Gold Cookies

Black Gold Cookies

Black Gold Cookies are crisp on the outside, rich and fudgy on the inside. I’ve been testing chocolate cookies for the past year, looking for cookies that didn’t turn out

red chile thumbprint cookies

Red Chile Thumbprint Cookies

The basic recipe for these Red Chile Thumbprint Cookies is originally from “Jewel Cookies” from Martha Stewart. Of course, halfway through, I decided to experiment with other jams for the

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Valentine’s Day heart cake

This Valentine’s Day heart cake is fantastic on its own. It really pops when you serve it on a pool of raspberry-Ancho chile sauce. This cake doesn’t use flour, so

sweet potato pancakes with orange syrup

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes with Orange Syrup are my favorite pancakes. The trick is to have enough Maple-Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes “left over” to make the pancakes! One of my favorite

spinach-gruyere strata

Spinach-Gruyere Strata

Spinach-gruyere strata is a lot like lasagna–it has a lot of parts that have to be prepared, put together, then baked. This is a recipe where you don’t want to