My Recipe Index

Huli Today Gone To Maui (Instant Pot Huli Huli Chicken)

Huli Today Gone To Maui (Instant Pot Huli Huli Chicken)

So excited, going to Maui next week! Just a quick jaunt for a friend’s big birthday (I won’t divulge which big B-day). I have not been to Maui in a very long time. I was about to graduate from pharmacy school the last time I […]

Classic Lemon Bars

Classic Lemon Bars

This is the lemon bar of your childhood..tender, buttery, melt in your mouth crust, lemony bur sweet filling, and topped with a snowfall of powdered sugar.  I love them and if I were being nostalgic or feeding a room full of kids, this is the […]

Oppa! Korean-Style, Sexy Noodles, Op Op Japchae

Oppa! Korean-Style, Sexy Noodles, Op Op Japchae

It was hubby’s birthday last week and I threw a surprise party for him.  Very impromptu, a handful of friends on a Friday night to help him celebrate another year.  The menu was pretty easy to put together.  I started with his favorites cheesecake, apple pie […]

Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun.. Rice Krispy Treats Riff

Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun.. Rice Krispy Treats Riff

Yikes! It’s the last day of January and in order to avoid total embarrassment… here is the last cookie to complete my 12 Days of Cookies list. I give you the stupid easy, childhood favorite- Rice Krispy Treats!  Wait, do not roll your eyes and […]

Want A Bakehouse Pecan BLONDIE – CALL ME

Want A Bakehouse Pecan BLONDIE – CALL ME

I can see the light at the end of the tunnel…Cookie #11 and it’s a good one. Bakehouse Pecan Blondies from Zingerman’s Bakehouse Cookbook. Ipso Fatto posted her review of these delicious Pecan Blondies which then began the usual dance in my head I like to call […]

Happy New Year!  Bouchon’s Gougeres

Happy New Year! Bouchon’s Gougeres

Happy Gougere! What?!  Too cheesy? I had writer’s block when I sat down to compose this post.  Staring at my screen, fingers poised on the keyboard, sipping a glass of wine and munching on these cheese puffs I had just pulled out of the oven, I […]

Bouchon’s Shortbread  Cookie

Bouchon’s Shortbread Cookie

This month’s Food52 Baking Club pick is Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery Book. A gorgeous, very heavy (a workout just lugging it around) opus on all things delicious. My copy has languished on a shelf for quite some time but this gave me a reason to […]

“Open Sesame” Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookie Revealed

“Open Sesame” Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookie Revealed

Holiday Cookie List: Number EIGHT. Very LATE. But worth the WAIT! My friend Mel mentioned a recipe she had tried recently from the NYTimes for Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies.  She could not stop raving about them, light, crispy, buttery, hint of sesame, they sounded scrumptious. Always on […]

Salted Butter & Chocolate Chunk Shortbread (New Year’s Resolution #2: Finish 12 Days of Cookies)

Salted Butter & Chocolate Chunk Shortbread (New Year’s Resolution #2: Finish 12 Days of Cookies)

A rift on CCC! Salted Butter & Chocolate Chunk Shortbread, buttery, filled with chocolate topped with fleur de sel and edged with sugar. Delicious!