Blueberry Crumb Bars

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Sometimes I meet people who say they don’t “live to eat” they “eat to live” Sometimes I envy these people. Because then maybe I wouldn’t think about food in the same infatuated, wish-I-could-breathe-you, way I thought about Daniel when we first fell in love. Sometimes I’m out with people who simply forget to eat, who…

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The Chewiest Chocolate Chip Cookies

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You know that woman I talk about a lot? The one that my world revolves around? No, not Oprah. (Mom, forgive them.) My mother. Mames. Mumma. Mum. Ma. That woman. Well, she’s turning…Sorry, if I could just—ooone sec–I just need to grab my megaphone. [Tap] Is this thing on? Testing-tes-testing. There we go. Ahem. “SHE’S…

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Pumpkin Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I don’t claim to be an expert on many things. In fact, only three things come to mind when I think of mastery. The first: peanut butter and fluff sandwiches. The second: The View. The third: cake. I, myself, am not even on that list. And because I’m feeling generous, I’ll spare you the etymology…

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Chewy Peanut Peanut Butter Cookies

I live a very food-centric life. I cook. I bake. I work for a food and cooking website. I write a food blog. I photograph food. I eat with gusto. This means that I am usually elbow deep in decadence. On any given day, I am tearing buttery flakes from a  freshly baked pastry, nursing…

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