Swedish Butter Cookies – Svenska Pinners

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Swedish Butter Cookies - Svenska Pinners Recipe

Christmas cookie baking is in full swing in my kitchen.  Two batches of butter cookies are in the freezer and a double batch of gingerbread dough is chilling, awaiting to be cut into cute little ginger boys and girls, or … Continue reading




‘Make Ahead’ Chocolate Soufflés

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Make Ahead Chocolate Soufflés Recipe

Generally speaking, I’m not a huge celebrator of Hallmark holidays.  Oh, I send cards and all that (Hallmark is happy), but in other ways, I play it pretty low-key.  On Valentine’s Day, you’ll never find me in a restaurant partaking … Continue reading




Black Walnut Coconut Cake | Memories of Dad

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Black Walnut Coconut Cake Recipe

Dad was special in a lot of ways.  It’s no secret that he and I had a close relationship.  I spent most of my childhood by his elbow in the kitchen of the house on Linden.  I make no excuses … Continue reading




Chocolate Spice Madeleines

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Chocolate Spice Madeleines Recipe

More than any other year I can remember since moving West have I longed for the Fall weather I knew growing up in Kentucky.  I want to shiver in the mornings as I slip from underneath my down comforter and … Continue reading




Salt and Pepper Sandwich Cookies

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Salt & Pepper Sandwich Cookies Recipe

It was 11:30 pm and I was comfortably tucked into bed, book in hand, eyes at half mast, when suddenly the Husband enters the room and through garbled words proclaims ‘now this is a great cookie’.  A half eaten bite … Continue reading