Celebration Sugar Cookies, crunchy outside and soft in the middle, DF GF

Even though the calendar says May, our weather seems to be stuck in March. Today was particularly cold and windy, and I hope my Jersey Tomatoes survive the possible frost warning tonight. Not to be dismayed, it is the perfect time to fire up the oven and bake. I need the perfect cookie that can travel well,…… Continue reading Celebration Sugar Cookies, crunchy outside and soft in the middle, DF GF

Ginger and Molasses Cookies, Deliciously Dairy-Free & Gluten Free

Have you taken notice of the newest aisle in the supermarket? It is usually near the Organic section of the store and is quite abundantly stocked. It is the gluten-free section, and you should check it out. Even the popular pre-boxed cake mix companies have adapted their ingredients to be gluten-free. And what’s nice about it is, the gluten-free products are no different in taste…… Continue reading Ginger and Molasses Cookies, Deliciously Dairy-Free & Gluten Free

Fresh Lemon Tea Cookies

So at this point, we are half-way through Winter! I think now is a great time to start re-introducing a few warm weather flavors to our pallets.  The bright and zesty lemon flavor in a frosted cookie will help beat those 'we-still-have-6-more-weeks-of-winter' blues. These cookies are a classic tea party cookie that goes great with your… Continue reading Fresh Lemon Tea Cookies

Freshly Grated Ginger Root Cookies

There is no substitution for the real thing. Grated ginger root vs. powdered ginger is not even a fair competition. Freshly grated ginger has a superior flavor and aroma that outshines it's dried and powdered cousin. Also, by the time you find the ground ginger in the recesses of your cupboard, you could have grated… Continue reading Freshly Grated Ginger Root Cookies

Christmas Spritz Cookies

It's beginning to look a lot like... Christmas Cookie Baking Season! I was rummaging through my cookie cutter collection and, low and behold, there was my long-lost Cookie Press! I actually forgot about it because the last time I used it the cookies came out horrible. Let's just say, they spread out and burnt. I blamed it on… Continue reading Christmas Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Chip & Pistachio Cookies

Seasonal recipes are the best by far, most of them handed down through the generations. One of the cookies we loved to set out for Santa was the Chocolate Chip Cookie. Years ago, it was extremely difficuly to find chocolate chips that were guaranteed to be dairy free. We are so lucky to have more brands today with clear… Continue reading Chocolate Chip & Pistachio Cookies

Ginger and Almond Biscotti

The season of Autumn brings with it a new color palette and definitely a new flavor experience. It took me a while, but I am now fully immersed in the season of 'Fall'. The falling leaves are abundantly reminding me of the season change every time I go outside. The roads have tire tracks through the leaves… Continue reading Ginger and Almond Biscotti