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The Mystery of the Monkey and Banana Decorated Cookies

So I was going through my (completely overwhelming, folders and folders) of photos on my computer and I found these cookies. I recognize them as mine and I sort of remember cutting these out by hand and decorating. But… why? For whom? For what purpose? A birthday? A baby shower? A friend’s request? I have […]



super-easy graham cracker flag dessert

I’m not usually one for pull-apart desserts (seriously, just make cupcakes, don’t turn it into a cake). And graham crackers aren’t my go-to snack. But gosh darnit if this wasn’t super delicious and gosh darn easy to make, too. Excuse my language, but I really like this one. learn how to make a pull-apart graham […]



Just for Kix: White chocolate cherry Kix clusters

I’m lucky that I got these photographs done. You see, this combination of white chocolate, dried cherries and crunchy Kix was so perfect I ate half the stuff while photographing. After 41 years of existence, I still have low enough self-esteem that I’m astonished when I produce something good. No, awesome. So I rewarded myself […]



Just for Kix: Veggie Monsters!

Attack of the vegetables! For as crazy picky as my kid is, I consider myself lucky she likes vegetables. Now, mind you, that means broccoli steamed in the microwave for 4 1/2 minutes, Brussels Sprouts of a particular brand, also steamed, carrots raw only, snap peas NOT snow peas, and cucumbers peeled just so. But […]



so, so very many peaches

This week, on a rare, non-stifling day in August here in Washington, DC, I took my daughters to pick peaches. Now, my daughter doesn’t actually eat peaches, mind you, but she loves to pick them. Clearly. Every time I turned around there were more and more peaches in the box. I’m not really a big […]