Tag «cookie»

Window Shopping Memories: Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake

This summer, when I went traveling solo, I honed quite a few skills: navigating new lands without a guide, striking up conversation with friendly looking people, learning to enjoy time doing me, and most of all, window shopping. Throughout my journey, there were so many reasons why I found myself just gazing through the windows …

The Inception Cookie: Seeing Double

Can I tell you about one of my favorite movies? (That was rhetorical…of course I can!) Inception. First, and foremost, Leonardo Dicaprio. Enough said. Beyond Leo and his overall superiority, the concept itself is such a cool one! A dream, inside of a dream! It makes a gal think! While watching this flick for the …

Lemon Sugar Cookie Cups: Making Up for Lost Time

Guys, I have to say…I’m appalled. Literally, so sad. Why, you may be wondering? Let me tell you. The other day, I was drafting a new recipe and couldn’t quite remember the ratios of sugar to lemon to butter, for my go-to lemon curd recipe. Instead of digging through my binder of illegible hand-written notes, …

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 …

Maple Pear Oatmeal Cookie Cups: Celebrating in Style

Happy National Oatmeal Day! That’s right. Today is a day to celebrate the fact that oatmeal is SO much more than that bland gooey mess your mom used to serve you for breakfast every morning. Or, that packet of oddly dehydrated flakes and “fruit” pieces found in the breakfast aisle (which, admittedly, I still have …