We just celebrated the 13th birthday of my middle boy and as the tradition in our family goes, I take requests and suggestions for Birthday Cake flavors. After much discussion and many rejected ideas (momma always had final say, hah!), Brod and I settled on 2 possibilities. Continue reading
I always have my tastebuds primed for tasty food — one of the perks of being a food blogger, I suppose! I recently headed south to Bible Study Fellowship Headquarters and although there were many more important items taking my attention, the yummy food perked up my inner foodie. Continue reading
Last weekend we had my favorite kind of weather! It was so cold and overcast and the biggest juiciest snowflakes fell for hours! I have not seen such a pretty snow all year! With such gorgeous winter weather outside, I was inspired to bake inside. While the kiddos went sledding on our secret hill, I stayed behind and did a search on Pinterest using these words “the best cookie recipe ever“.
Yes, my friends, I did it. I made “teenie” cookie butter cookie balls. Teenie being a code word for “eat by the dozens guilt-free”. That is right, I used the words “cookie butter” and “guilt-free” in the same paragraph. Trust me – I am buying into the lie, but my pants seem to disagree.
A few weeks ago, mom cookie pie bars made these for the Schuermann Family. She made them because she knew they were one of Ken and Alice’s favorite. As I took the first bite, I remembered how delicious these treats are and thought to myself “Why haven’t I made these??”. That mental whisper was quickly followed by a directive: “You will be making these and sharing them with the world ((via Food for a Year – however small that world may be)). Because, what the world needs now is this cookie bar perfection.”
I love Cook’s Illustrated & Cook’s Country magazines! I always look forward to studying the newest issue! Each one is packed full of tested & perfected recipes, handy, time ((and $$$)) saving tips & one of my favorites parts: food and equipment reviews. It is like having a mini-intersession class in culinary arts every month! Continue reading