Ch. 65: Neapolitan Sugar Cookies that are worth a tri

I’d first heard of Sarah Kieffer through Instagram. When you follow as many baking profiles as I do, you start to get a feel of those in the industry who make waves. In looking more at her stuff, I realized that she’s the brain behind the pan-banging method- a style of cookie that I’d noticed…

Ch. 60: Twice Baked Maple Walnut Biscotti

I’ve never been much of a biscotti guy. That’s probably because I like my coffee iced, and so the appeal of the presumed hard and dry cookie was lost on me. Still, this whole blog is about exploration and trying my hand at common desserts and baked goods that I hadn’t attempted before. So I…

Ch. 53: What’s more American than Apple Pie Cookies?

A lot of what comes out of my kitchen is a result of what I have lying around. I made a pumpkin pie for a friend last week, and still had a disc of pie dough just sitting in the fridge. We’d also been given a whole bag of green apples, yet I couldn’t bring…

Ch. 52: Not Your Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve eaten a lot of chocolate chip cookies in my day- with everyone and their mom (literally) swearing that theirs is the best. Many of them have been great, some not so much. It’s always surprising to me just how varied CCC’s can be (I’m one for abbreviations, sue me). Some like ‘em thick, some…

Ch. 51: Soft & Fudgy Brownie Cookies

Though the COVID cases still continue to rise here on Guam, I oddly enough don’t seem to have as much free time as I once did when lockdown first hit. Many companies, mine included, have ramped up, so I don’t have the free time to bake a cake or some intricate dessert the same way…