Baking Cookies with Mom

My grown-up daughter is visiting this weekend and, since I do not get to see her very often, it is always so GREAT to see her. During her visits I plan outings or other activities like shopping, movies or going out to dinner. Sounds like wild and crazy stuff, right? Wild and crazy I am not! During this visit my daughter said she …

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S’More en Flambe

I was recently invited to the house of good friends for dinner, and as always, I volunteered to bring the dessert. I really had a lot of fun creating a new riff on the s’more, and then one of my friends who shall remain nameless, took it to new heights (in flames) I should say. First, I made homemade graham cookies …

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Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Coconut Macaroons Makes 2 ½ dozen macaroons 4 cups shredded, sweetened coconut 1 cup +1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 heaping teaspoon light corn syrup ½ teaspoon coconut extract 2 tablespoons +1 teaspoon all-purpose flour 4 large egg whites Preheat oven to 375° F. Line 2 large sheet pans with parchment paper. Bring a large saucepan …

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