purple boxless samoas

The first cookies I ever crushed on came in the form of a purple box that I was forced to sell door to door like a vacuum salesman. Okay, maybe forced isn’t the right word, but seriously, it was pretty miserable. (Yes, I was a girl scout for a hot second.) All jokes aside, I […]

smitten on coconut

Lately my eyes seem to be drawn to anything and everything coconut.  I first blame my lust on our recent trip to Hawaii (coconut shrimp, coconut scones, coconut beer, yes I said beer), but I am also placing a large majority of the blame on the coconut cream cupcake that I experienced at Cakes For a […]

cakes for a cause 2013

We cannot think of a better evening than one that involves sweets, good eats and cocktails.  Cakes for a Cause has all those things with the added bonus of benefiting a terrific cause.  In their 4th year (which SOLD OUT), this event has fed thousands of meals to central Ohioans in need.  This year our […]

browned butter, pretzel & M&M cookies

Today’s recipe is  (drumroll please) a cookie. Cookies are truly my sweet spot, my comfort zone, my favorite of goodies in the baking world- and I couldn’t be more excited to feature one today!   I was eager and excited to create a cookie that wasn’t for my shop– one that was just for the readers.  When it […]