Coconut Brownies Make ’em go ‘coco’nuts for fudgy, layered brownies

This weekend, I stumbled on an article by Gabrielle Drolet called, “In Defence of Garlic in a Jar: How Food Snobs Almost Ruined My Love of Cooking.” It’s a long read, but Drolet makes the point that cooking shortcuts are a great way to make the kitchen more accessible to people who have disabilities. She …

Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies You’re fine ‘pudding’ whatever you want in these cookies

I am and always have been a rule follower. I rarely if ever got in trouble in school, and I still read instructions before completing a form or assembling a piece of furniture. For years, I was that way with recipes, too. I followed the directions to the letter. But I have had the good …

Chocolate Chip Cookies Baking Mom’s cookies makes me a chip off the old block

Every time it was our family’s turn to bring snacks for any event—youth group, school functions, you name it—my friends would immediately ask, “Is your mom going to make cookies?” When my sister or I would announce that we needed to bring something yummy to share, Mom didn’t need to ask us what we wanted …