Tag «raspberry»

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 …

Puff Pastry, Four Ways: The Perfect Time for Convenience

A snapshot of a typical conversation Erin has with herself on any given day during the months of October through December: Erin 1: “MAN, I can’t WAIT to make that pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving! I’ve been waiting all year!” Erin 2: “Woohoo! But, don’t forget about the apple pie bars you need to make for Friendsgiving …

Japanese Kit Kats: Science Class Continues

A few days ago, we had a little science lesson. Remember way back when, when we learned about why cookies do what they do? Today, science class continues, with the experiment to end all experiments. Let me back up. Every morning, with my eggs and peanut butter toast, I do what every responsible adult does: watch the …

Banana Bread Muffins, Four Ways: The Life of a Teacher in September

The recipes featured in this post kind of represent my life right now. All. Too. Perfectly. Close to the beginning of the school year, a teacher normally feels about a thousand emotions a day. Between the highs of a full twenty minute lunch break, and the lows of teaching math to students who are pretending they’ve …

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins, Two Ways: Taming the Beast

You guys, I have to be real with you for just a minute. This project has turned me into a monster. A literal cookie monster. At this point, June is a sugar glazed blur. Don’t get me wrong, it was an incredibly tasty blur, but a blur nonetheless. I went from eating healthful food for a …