Tag Archives: almonds

Almond Butter, Peanut Butter: Two Tiny, Tasty Cookies

I know, I know: peanut butter cookies are nothing new.  But they’re my husband’s favorite, and to tell you the truth, I’ve never really been satisfied with the recipes I’ve found for them.  Everyone has their own preference — and … Continue reading

Posted in Cookies & Bars, Sweets | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

From Market to Skillet: The Lure of Cherries

When I went to my local farmers market the other day, I fell into a familiar rapture.  Enjoying the late-day sun and the soft breeze from the bay, I strolled around soaking up the lively chatter, vivid colors, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes & Cupcakes, Sweets, Traditional with a Twist | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Learning to Love Lavender (Biscotti)

When I posted a rosemary cookie recipe online last summer, a sweet commenter suggested that I use lavender as an ingredient in the future. I was thrilled to have a recommendation, and I loved the idea of it. After all, … Continue reading

Posted in Baking with Flowers, Cookies & Bars, Sweets, Traditional with a Twist | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments