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the easiest baking you’ll do this season: white chocolate cranberry cookies

Um, sugar cookie mix plus white chocolate chips plus dried cranberries. That’s the awesome combination that will get you through your baking this season. Add some walnuts if you feel like getting crazy. Find the how-tos to make White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies HERE at Tablespoon.     Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s […]



the easiest way to make mini chocolate chip cookies

The best invention ever–after Roku, boxed wine and elastic waist pants–is disposable decorating bags. I use them for everything I can. Not just icing, but piping pancake batter and cupcake batter, melting candy melts, stuffing pasta… Everything. Now I’m adding chocolate chip cookies to the list.     I’m a big fan of small versions […]



GIVEAWAY: The Biscoff Cookie and Spread Cookbook (and some awesome granola)

COOKIE BUTTER!! I feel it’s important to open that way when describing this spread made not from nuts (joy to those with allergies!) but from cookies. And I’m happy to say my friend Katrina, of In Katrina’s Kitchen, has helped spark this awesome trend of baking with cookie butter when she made the switch after […]



Thanksgiving roundup from the archives

Geez. These holidays are passing us by with frightening speed, aren’t they? Did you have a scary Halloween? My oldest went as a “Haunted Butterfly.” You see, this summer, she saw a pair of butterfly wings in a museum. She desperately wanted them, but they cost $20. I made a deal. I would buy the […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds and my car

You know why I’m sharing this photo? Because this space is supposed to be about life in DC. And this is my life in DC (well, also the elections, but these two don’t care about that). Once a week, my youngest (on the left, you can see her leg covered in marker, as she likes […]