Recently, my parents took a trip to Hawaii and brought a bag of Macadamia Nuts home. Immediately I claimed them. Haha! White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies were my favorite from Ms. Fields back in the day. It's still a top choice for me, although I've moved on to other flavors and desserts. So, this is a … Continue reading Delicious White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
It seems like the older I get, the more busy my life becomes. Does anyone else feel like this? Maybe we just have more things around us to grab our attention (social media, television, internet, etc.) along with our everyday life. Between working a full-time job, being a mom, a wife, taking care of home … Continue reading Finding Balance + Off to a Great Start!
I love Chocolate Chip cookies!... and if you try this recipe, I know you will love it too. I made these a few times over the holidays and each time it was a hit. This recipe is very similar to the one I used for another cookie I posted about a few months back with … Continue reading Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Flaky Sea Salt
A couple of years ago, I attended an event in downtown Los Angeles called Artisanal LA, where you can sample and shop more than 100 goods from local makers, crafters and chefs. The first time I attended, my eyes were wide open and spent way too much money, but it was well spent. I discovered … Continue reading Homemade Vanilla Sea Salt
So, I'm not one to be fond of taking pictures. If you look through my cell phone there are tons of photos of food, my family, screenshots of inspiration from the web, and a bunch of randomness. Hardly any are of me. I can recall numerous times where I've offered to take the picture of … Continue reading Photoshoot Fun w/ my Brother + Baking for the Holidays
I made it just in time for National Cookie Day! ... although, many of you are probably reading this after December 4. I had this on my list anyway, so I figured why not push it out early. I can't get enough of these cookies. The dried cherries, roasted (unsalted) almonds, and white chocolate really … Continue reading Brown Butter Cookies with Dried Cherries, Roasted Almonds and White Chocolate