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One of my summertime childhood memories is eating the yummy watermelon sherbet dessert at Friendly’s restaurant.
My year abroad in Paris has taught me many things, like how to wear high heels on the subway without falling over, how to converse with slightly aggressive old ladies in fur coats, and, more importantly, the answer to the timeless question of how many sandwiches I can eat in a day without wanting to die (five). But one thing I really miss from the states (aside from going out dancing without having to listen to techno) is ice cream. During the winter the only place to buy it in my neighborhood are the cafes that sell Berthillon, which claims to be the world's best and oldest ice creamery, for close to ten euros a scoop.
I know this seems like a bit of a cop out, seeing as last year I made those lime bars , but the name of these just makes you want one, doesn’t it? It’s like one last throw back to the summertime captured in a cookie.
Poaching fruit is one of my favorite things to do when cold weather arrives. It's so warming to stand over a boiling pot of fragrant spices and lose yourself in thought. When I made these, I couldn't help but daydream as I stirred; if I were a pear...
I baked this spring bouquet of cupcakes for my Weekend Baker post on the Cooking Channel blog.
I’ve always had a penchant for sunshine in a jar. Doesn’t the very phrase itself, “sunshine in a jar,” roll off your tongue and fill your mouth with magic? While I’ve never yet found myself a sunshine in a jar, I think we may have just concocted it in our kitchen tonight.
These cookies are every bit as delicious as they look. You may have noticed that I have been in a s'mores kick lately. First with the cookie dough pops, then with these cookies.