Category Archives: baking

Double coconut, double chocolate chip cookies

Remember that time I made scones with coconut oil instead of butter, but gave you no good explanation for it? Sorry about that. I had forgotten that I hadn’t already shared these cookies. And I’m REALLY sorry about that. These … Continue reading

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Strawberry rhubarb crumble

As I mentioned the other day, we went a little overboard when we were buying rhubarb for that pie. So I needed another vehicle for the fabulous red vegetable. And since we LOVED the pie, I thought we should try … Continue reading

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Happy Shark Week!

It’s Shark Week! You could celebrate with a new shower cap or bathing suit… Oven mitt or bottle opener…   Or bake up some blue Hawaii shark cupcakes… But whatever you do, make sure you keep an eye out for … Continue reading

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Rhubarb pie

If you read a lot of food blogs, you may have noticed that there are certain items and ingredients that are super trendy. Kale chips, for instance. Quinoa. Bacon in everything, including cupcakes. And back in the spring, it was … Continue reading

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How to make pie crust

I was really, really hoping I would have the time to make something strawberries-and-cream-y this year in  honor of Wimbledon, because I love everything about Wimbledon and you can’t go wrong with strawberries and cream. But it doesn’t look like … Continue reading

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Tactical cupcakes and a delicious tank

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Four-ingredient scratch strawberry shortcakes

I can’t even tell you how excited I was when we saw (and smelled!) fresh, ripe, local strawberries the other day. It was like surprise Kate Spade sale-level excitement. And then I found a bag of White Lily self-rising flour. … Continue reading

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Tropical scones

What are you doing for your mom for Mother’s Day? Sending flowers? Taking her out to tea? Serving her breakfast in bed? Our mothers have already received the flowers we sent, and we’re getting them some presents. But we can’t … Continue reading

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Blue crab cookies

Did you know the blue crab population in the Chesapeake Bay is at its highest level since 1993? Did you know blue crabs are blue when they’re alive but turn reddish when you cook them? Did you know that even … Continue reading

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Peep cupcakes

The weather has been really weird. One day it feels like February, the next like June. It’s foggy in the morning and sweltering in the afternoon. The cherry blossoms bloomed early, and now it’s raining pink petals all over the … Continue reading

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