Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

So, I came back to Massachusetts two weeks ago. Maybe I shouldn't be posting that might violate some of the "stay at home orders." But it raises the whole question of "what/where is home?" and that, folks, I think is a blog post for another day. Instead, what I want to talk about is… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Lemon Drizzle Cake

My mom's request for her birthday every year is certainly an unconventional one, and not one that I'd probably make at any other time: she likes lemon cake. I have nothing against lemon cake, but it has always seemed to me that birthdays are a time for indulging in something scrumptious and truly decadent, like… Continue reading Lemon Drizzle Cake

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Bake on Saturday: Kanelbolle/Scandinavian Cinnamon Rolls

Hello, Reader. I'm back. For now. I'm also in Covid-19 self-quarantine, after returning from a family trip to Norway last week. I'm hunkered down at my parents house in New Jersey because it didn't seem to make sense to return to my house and housemates in Boston (why yes, I live in Boston now) when… Continue reading Bake on Saturday: Kanelbolle/Scandinavian Cinnamon Rolls

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

#InTheKitchenBecauseIWantToBe [Avocado Brownies]

Around the world yesterday, men, women, and children came together to make a stand against our newly-inaugurated president. I've thought a lot about coming back to blogging after almost a year and a half hiatus, and watching (virtually) people across the globe prepare for and attend the various marches made me want to write and share my… Continue reading #InTheKitchenBecauseIWantToBe [Avocado Brownies]

Bake on Saturday, Dessert

Peppermint Patty Brownie Cupcakes

Rich chocolate brownie cupcakes stuffed with peppermint patties!  In the summer, I usually want to be nowhere near the kitchen. I still love to cook and eat, but in a house without air conditioning, having the oven on just makes the whole place far too hot. Sometimes its unavoidable, but most of the time I… Continue reading Peppermint Patty Brownie Cupcakes