Cooking & Baking

A New Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

All cookies can be categorized into one of three categories: cakey, chewy and crispy. Depending on your tastes, you may gravitate toward particular kinds of cookies that fall within your preferred category. One of the best things about chocolate chip cookies is their ability to be transformed into any and all of these three classifications.… Continue reading A New Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Cooking & Baking

Peanut Butter & Blackberry Jam Cookies

Both my fiancĂ© and I have a serious sweet tooth. We always have something in the house that will satisfy the inevitable 2:00 am sugar cravings. As much as we love (and will happily devour) candy and ice cream, I try to keep slightly healthier sweets around. The way I see it, if we’re going… Continue reading Peanut Butter & Blackberry Jam Cookies

Cooking & Baking

Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Biscotti are one of my favorite cookies. They’re sweet, crunchy, nutty and I feel surprisingly un-guilty when I eat them. A classic Italian treat, there are thousands, scratch that, millions of biscotti recipes out there. As a professional pastry chef I’ve tried my fair share of them. This one came from a lot of testing… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Biscotti