Mini Brownie Hearts

Mini Brownie Hearts

            When it comes to Valentine’s Day, nothing is really set in stone for me. I’ve never been particularly fond of Valentine’s, mostly because I think the holiday excludes other kinds of love and affection that aren’t romantic and that are just as important if not more so than romantic love. I don’t like the artificial [...]

Gingerbread Stamped Cookies

Gingerbread Stamped Cookies

Few recipes are as evocative of the holiday season as gingerbread cookies! Gingerbread appears around the holidays in many forms, from thin and crispy cookie varieties to sturdy candy-decorated houses to iced gingerbread men. I’ve had to wrap my head around the idea of gingerbread because I naively thought that there was only one kind [...]

Molly Yeh’s Hazelnut Gelt Cookies

Molly Yeh’s Hazelnut Gelt Cookies

We are still in the season of miracles, also known as Hanukkah! We’ve been celebrating at home since the evening of November 28 and honoring the Jewish side of our family. Every evening we tune in to the live stream of Temple Israel and get to share with our community.Hanukkah is one of the holidays I [...]

Purple Sweet Potato Pie

Purple Sweet Potato Pie

It’s almost Thanksgiving! One of the national holidays in the United States that commemorates the Pilgrims' first successful harvest thanks to the help from the Native Americans, and while no record exists of that first Thanksgiving’s menu, we know that the table was covered with dishes of poultry, corn, pumpkins, and squashes that were most [...]