I have a warm and fuzzy place in my heart for snickerdoodles, because aside from the fact that they have the best cookie name ever, they also remind me of my free-wheeling college days. I know, you usually see Clemson all over this blog, and since my baby girl and a few of my otherRead More & Get the Recipe
Let me start by telling you all the things you DON’T need to make this delectable jam: boiling water, a stove, special sealing lids or any of those other terrifying (to me anyway) canning type of things. The only reason you need a mason jar is because your raw strawberry jam is going to look pretty in it, and if you don’t have a mason jar, it will look just as pretty in whatever else you have. All you need are strawberries, a little sugar, a lemon, a bowl, a strainer, something to mash them with and about 20 minutes. That’s all that stands between you and homemade strawberry jam. Really!
These cookies are one of my all-time favorites, right up there with my grandma’s molasses cookies and my beloved four-ingredient Blue Dory cookies. They aren’t flashy or elegant. They aren’t even chocolate. They are a humble little concoction of brown sugar and the usual cookie ingredients, and you probably have everything you need to make them in your pantry right this minute. And when they bake, they settle down into that homemade-looking crinkly pattern you see in the picture. But that’s part of what I love about them…they are just plain easy, simple, humble and absolutely delicious cookies.
There are several things I must say IMMEDIATELY about this recipe. First of all, it is Puppy Chow for people, not puppies. It is a concoction of Chex cereal that has been coated in chocolate and peanut butter and dusted with powdered sugar, and it is utterly addictive. I actually have no idea why itRead More & Get the Recipe
Those of you who have been following me for a little while know that every so often I cover our local library’s “Meet the Chef” series, where we lucky attendees get to see local chefs walk us step by step through the preparation of something scrumptious. So far we have learned how to make BlackenedRead More & Get the Recipe
So, do you ever have one of those days where everything just seems to go your way? The other day I was yearning to bake just a simple sugar cookie, and usually I have everything I need to make basic baked goods in the house. Because you never know when someone is going to rememberRead More & Get the Recipe