Rocky Road Biscotti

Rocky Road Biscotti

Biscotti is one of my favorite cookies, especially as the season of gift giving begins. It’s sturdy, stores well and can be made at least a week before delivery (maybe two!). I’m always looking for ways to turn basic biscotti into something special—not that basic...
For the Love of Birthday Cake

For the Love of Birthday Cake

Can there be any greater joy or expression of love than baking a birthday cake for your friend or loved one? A birthday cake allows the baker to create a one-of-a-kind gift (Even if it is someone else’s recipe, it’s still your special touch!) that is generally shared...
Chocolate-Covered Cranberry Love Muffins

Chocolate-Covered Cranberry Love Muffins

I begin as many valentines do… with an apology. Alas, it’s true; over two years ago, I wrote a post about the inspiration for my original Love Muffins and then, some posts later, gave you another recipe and promised you something I never delivered: A Love Muffin...
Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

When my daughter was a little girl, she loved a homemade candy called buckeyes—basically, it was a from-scratch take on Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. While they were homemade, they were anything but healthy—nowhere near healthy, in fact. They included among other...