My First Gingerbread House

This year I decided to make a gingerbread house for the first time ever. Why? Why not? The more I researched, the more I realized I wanted to make a fancier one than a square box. I found lots of videos and photos online, but couldn’t find a template. So I made one!

Alfajores Marplatenses

I’ve always made Alfajores de Maicena, or cornstarch alfajores. These are the iconic Argentine sandwich cookie. The cookie itself is delicate, crumbly, sort-of like shortbread, […]

Happy 4th of July!

Ok, so it’s a little bit late. I had fully intended on making this dessert for the 4th of July, but Creg had to work […]

Toll House Cookies

Whenever someone moves into the neighborhood, I bake cookies. They get some, and we get some – it’s a win-win! Usually they’re chocolate chip, although […]

Berry Galette

I discovered, about a year ago, how ridiculously easy it is to make a fruit galette. Much easier than pie! And you can fill it […]


I don’t bake much.  But for some reason, around Christmas, I feel the urge to get in the kitchen.  The other night, I decided to […]