Blueberry Pie Cookies Cookies are in the ‘pie’ of the beholder

I remember once reading the story of one fast food worker’s infuriating interaction with a customer. The customer ordered “a cheeseburger, but hold the cheese.” The worker paused and asked, “So, a hamburger?” Instead of sheepishly admitting her mistake, the customer was incredulous. “No. I said I want a cheeseburger with no cheese. If I …

Snowball Cookies There’s ‘snow’ time like the present to try these cookies

It’s probably not surprising that I have cornered the market on bringing desserts to family get togethers. I absolutely love to bake, and my family has been gracious enough to endure my recipe experiments on a regular basis. For Christmas this year, we’re keeping our group small with immediate family, so I sent a text …

Manteconchas I ‘concha’ take my eyes off this gorgeous sweet bread

Several weeks ago, over at our office, we were gifted something I’d never tried: conchas. If you’re unfamiliar, like I was, a concha is a Mexican sweet roll. It gets its name from its crispy topping, which looks like a seashell. Well, I was completely hooked after trying them. It was like getting to have …