Last night I was texting friends during the Academy Awards, just like everybody else on the planet, and one of my best friends let me know she had made chocolate chip cookies that did not turn out. So sad! I promised to share my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe, so here it is. Here is the thing … More And the Award for Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Goes To…
If you have not already started to do your holiday baking – don’t worry! There is still plenty of time to complete the Holiday Cookie Baking Marathon! I have been doing it for years and this year, though I had a little head start, I was sidetracked by a family emergency. So now, I am … More The Holiday Cookie Baking Marathon Begins!
Mother’s day is just around the corner. My mother has naturally given me the old “when life gives you lemons” speech multiple times. The thing is that despite everything which has happened in her life she consistently looks at things in a positive light and expects the best possible result. Recently, she amazed us all … More When Life Gives You Lemons – Make Lemon Bars!
This is an adaptation of the Coconut Macaroon recipe from Baking Pure and Simple. I love these even more than the traditional recipe. Using maple syrup instead of sugar makes them soft with just a little extra flavor. Using either my Gluten-Free Baking Mix (beneath the cookie recipe) or just rice or coconut flour works … More My Favorite Gluten-Free Coconut Macaroons
Too many recipes, not enough time. Or in my case, too many post holiday sales on boots and not enough hours in the day to find the right pair. Alas, that is another story….don’t worry, it has more than one happy ending. By now some of you have the book. So, the question is: What … More Decisions, Decisions…
I will always remember something that I heard in the very first commencement ceremony I was responsible for some years ago. Our speaker was a big internet guru and I don’t know if I have his exact words here but it went something like this: “Do big things and people will help you.” I … More Do Big Things
Several years ago I was at an event for students and the host had planned an ice breaker. I was just standing around, making sure everything was going okay when someone handed me a small pencil and a sticky note. I heard the host say “write down your Epitaph – write down how you would like to … More Who are you?