Monthly archives: February, 2017

Peanut Butter and Jelly Granola: Playing Selfish

I know, I know. You’re rolling your eyes at me today. Like every other weekend, as you feverishly typed in this site address, which you clearly do on regular basis, you were excited to see something new. Something original. Something I haven’t been doing at least monthly for awhile now. Well, my friends, this week is …

Bourbon Bacon Chocolate Chunk Scones: Americanizing the British Classic

Did I ever tell you that The Great British Bake Off is quite legitimately the best show ever? Oh, yes, I did. Here, and here. BUT, if you accidentally forgot to read those posts, the declaration is worth repeating. It’s wonderful. You have Paul Hollywood, buff baking pro: intimidating, silver-fox impersonating, and all around tough …

The Kitchen Sink Cookie: The Internal Conflict

Let’s flash back to the day after Christmas, a few months ago. Feeling overstuffed and eternally bloated, I entered into an internal battle like no other. It went something like this… Bloated Erin: “Woohoo! It’s time to clean house! Truffles? See yah! Half eaten box of chocolate Santas? Adios! Raisinets floating around in my bed after …