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Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

This lemon bar recipe is similar to the one my mom made in the 70's, but with 6 or 7 lemons...

Madeleine Cake

Madeleine Cake

We call this madeleine cake at my house because it is reminiscent of the little French...

Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps

I've adapted these ginger snaps from my friend Judy Cornell of Conservation Grains who mills...

Chocolate Granola

Chocolate Granola

Once you find a granola recipe you like, you can adapt it in many ways. When I was developing this...

Cocoa Pecan Truffles

Cocoa Pecan Truffles

A delicious and nutritious treat for everyday and holidays. Keep a few in the fridge and freeze...

Cocoa Brownies

Cocoa Brownies

When you need or want to bake without wheat flour, brownies are low risk. Because they use such a...

Berry Crisp Granola

Berry Crisp Granola

I made this granola for my son who is going through some GI issues and needs to follow a low...

Cashew Bars

Cashew Bars

Made with raw cashews, cacao butter (Navitas Organics now sells convenient wafers), and sweetened...

Orange Madeleine Cake

Orange Madeleine Cake

An orange version of my original Madeleine Cake, adapted from Dorie Greenspan's Quatre-Quarts. If...

X Cookies

X Cookies

One of my favorite and most used baking books is Baking with Julia. I grew up watching Julia Child...

Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies

Butter, toasted pecans, and just a touch of powdered sugar make for the best snowball cookies....

Chocolate Mini Loaves

Chocolate Mini Loaves

Don't let pumpkin have all the fun this fall, chocolate bread and cookies are great too! Thanks to...

Ginger Pecan Snaps

Ginger Pecan Snaps

These cookies are crisp and reminiscent of gingerbread with a satisfying complexity that's rare in...

Cinnamon Baked Donuts

Cinnamon Baked Donuts

Here's a donut version of cinnamon toast. I like using buttermilk and an additional hit of apple...

Chocolate Wafer Cookies

Chocolate Wafer Cookies

These chocolate wafer cookies are the Miette graham crackers I made awhile back but amped up with...

Graham Crackers

Graham Crackers

These graham crackers are adapted from the bakery, Miette, published in Miette: Recipes from San...

Bouchons for High-Altitude

Bouchons for High-Altitude

Bouchon Bakery's signature treat, made in the shape of a cork, is really just a brownie—but a very...

Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

There are three factors to making bakery-style sugar cookies at home. You know what you...

Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

My daughter and I are crazy for a cakey pumpkin cookie that they make at The Daily here in...

Oatmeal Crumble Berry Bars

Oatmeal Crumble Berry Bars

There are thousands of recipes out there for something similar. But the reason I post is to share...

Molasses Crinkles

Molasses Crinkles

  Call me crazy, but I'm a fan of blackstrap molasses. When I encounter a recipe that...

Sugar Cookies with Icing

Sugar Cookies with Icing

I hear my daughter's three-year-old voice every time I gaze at a beautiful bakery display,...

Apple Bars

Apple Bars

My first born believed "candy corn" was a toy until at least her fourth birthday.  I've eased up a...

Cocoa Buckwheat Granola

Chocolate for breakfast? Sure! Maximize nutrition with this cocoa buckwheat granola, adapted from...

Madeleine Cake

Madeleine Cake

We call this “madeleine cake” at my house because it is reminiscent of the tender and subtly sweet...

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

Elise Bauer from Simply Recipes makes the best pumpkin bread. I like her recipe because the...

House Granola

House Granola

There are many types of granola, but this is my go-to recipe. The honey is key for making clusters...

Apple Chips

Apple Chips

Au natural, or sprinkled with a touch of cinnamon-sugar, you decide.  After pulling a couple sheet...

Jimtown Store Energy Bars

Jimtown Store Energy Bars

Pack these homemade energy bars on your next outdoor adventure and know you're eating real food....

Madeleines

Madeleines

Madeleines. A scrumptious and festive little cookie. I’ve tried several recipes, but always return...

Teff Brownies

Teff Brownies

The whole grain flours widely available today pack a powerful health punch and add delicious...

Overnight Meringues

Overnight Meringues

These meringues are simple to mix and bake overnight while you sleep, like magic! Meringues are...

Popcorn

Popcorn

Popcorn made in a pan on the stove is delicious drizzled with butter, of course, but do try it...

Cookies for Santa

Cookies for Santa

My mom hooked me on this recipe for sugar cookies when I was a girl. I've tried many others over...

Checkerboard Shortbread

Checkerboard Shortbread

When my brother lived in Seattle, I frequented Café Besalu on every trip. Many of their...

Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

"Pumpkin Walnut Cookies with Brown Butter Frosting" —yum! Way to go Magnolia! After a few minutes...

Co-Co Truffles

Co-Co Truffles

Que Se Raw Se Raw, a local raw food takeout place, is on vacation through the end of this month. I...

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

I'm not a fan of the beautifully decorated cookie built to last for weeks on end. More times than...

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