Deviled Eggs with Toasted Pecans and Bacon

platter of deviled eggs with pecans and bacon Deviled eggs with toasted pecans and sugar cured bacon bits have a creamy texture with bits of crunch from diced jicama and pecans, a little sweetness and some zip from the mustard and green onion. As a result, they’re a flavor explosion in a tiny package. These scrumptious deviled eggs make the perfect Easter brunch dish. They’re also Continue reading “Deviled Eggs with Toasted Pecans and Bacon”

Garbage Pasta: Roasted Carrot & Tomato Fettuccine

Plate of pasta with carrots and tomatoes
Fettuccine pasta tossed with roasted, caramelized carrots and tomatoes, a drizzle of olive oil, and fresh Parmesan. It’s a simple meal, easy to throw together on a busy night, but the flavors and textures have surprising depth. I first ate this delicious pasta dish Continue reading “Garbage Pasta: Roasted Carrot & Tomato Fettuccine”

Soft, No Spread Sugar Cookies

Soft, no spread, cut out sugar cookies

I love a really good frosted sugar cookie. I like my sugar cookies soft and dense, which is normally the opposite of what rolled out sugar cookies are. Why is it that they are always thin, hard, and crispy when cookie cutters are involved?! Continue reading “Soft, No Spread Sugar Cookies”

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Tzaziki (Cucumber Yogurt Sauce)

Tzatziki cucumber yogurt sauce

Tzatziki is a common dip or sauce from the Middle East and Mediterranean region. It’s traditionally made yogurt, olive oil, some kind of acid (like vinegar or lemon juice), salt, and herbs. It is light and fresh and can be used in tons of ways! Continue reading “Tzaziki (Cucumber Yogurt Sauce)”

Bakery Style Double Chocolate Cookies

Double chocolate cookies

When it comes to double chocolate cookies, I want them soft, with almost a fudgy brownie-like texture. These cookies have a rich chocolate flavor and stay soft for days! They whip up in minutes and require no refrigeration beforehand.

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Ginger Gringles

Delicious Ginger Gringle Cookies

Ahh! Chewy ginger molasses cookies are the best! The taste of these Ginger Gringles takes me back to childhood days in Northern California. These cookies were officially my dad’s favorite. When I got old enough to bake on my own, I made them for my dad’s birthday each year. Even while away at college, I would send a box full of Ginger Gringles to Lakehaven Court in Fair Oaks around April 5th. Continue reading “Ginger Gringles”