Tag: baking

Baking: Pumpkin Love

Halloween is right around the corner which means it’s pumpkin season! Everywhere you go, there are pumpkins…from supermarkets to restaurants and even as decorations on sidewalks and windows. Pumpkin is such a versatile ingredient and is perfect for delicious soups, cakes, pies and even pastas. On the sweet side, most people immediately think of pumpkin... Read more »

Baking Secrets, The Perfect Oatmeal Cookie

Oatmeal cookies are sooooo good. I can never have just one, mostly because they have the perfect balance of sweetness, texture and I guess it never hurts that I try to convince myself that simply because they have oatmeal, they’re somehow healthy (suuuureeee…).Anyway, I have tried lots of recipes and finally think I have a... Read more »

One Bite Cheesecake Goodness

Cheesecake is one of those delicious yet indulgent deserts that most people avoid making at home because they think its too complicated. Cheesecake’s rich and creamy texture, and that little bit of sweetness (my favorite, in the form of fruit) always makes for a decadent desert. Anytime I need to impress a crowd I always... Read more »

St. Patty's Sugar Rush

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. It’s hard to avoid getting the ‘green bug’ when you live in Chicago and even the river is dyed green! I realize most of the celebrating took place last Saturday, but tomorrow is the REAL day so why not whoop up a batch of yummy sugar cookies... Read more »