Perfect Frosting with Evaporated Milk

Perfect Frosting with Evaporated Milk

How would you like a perfect frosting for cookies? I mean perfect. Cookies often demand a frosting that is suited to their storage. We stack cookies, put them in boxes in layers, stage them for use a few days out. Regular frostings, really cake frostings, do not work...
Banana Cookies Pure and Simple

Banana Cookies Pure and Simple

No, that is not the prow of a Viking ship. Or the head of some new species of featherless bird. It’s a banana. Not quite ripe. When it does ripen, what do you do. You know, that bunch of bananas you bought will all ripen at the same time, not one a day. So all of...
Outrageous Chocolate Cookies from Martha Stewart

Outrageous Chocolate Cookies from Martha Stewart

If you want to make to make chocolate cookies, you have some options. You can use semi-sweet chocolate, or bitter, or cocoa, or … You can use them all! At once. In the same cookie. I hate to put this statement here but my lawyer insists: If you have sensitivity to...

Brownie Buttons

Here is twist on the standard brownie. Instead of big and chewy, these are small and cakey. Baked in miniature muffin pans with only about a tablespoon of batter each, these are little brownie puffs that are sweet to just pop in your mouth. I’ve doubled Dori...

Chewy, Chunky Blondies

I was standing in a slow line last week. I could not see the face of the woman in front of me, but I could see she had beautiful long blond hair. The question naturally popped into my head: do blonds really have more fun. Not in this line. And then, I had a...