Espresso Cookie Squares

Espresso Cookie Squares

We are a coffee-obsessed nation, but when people think of coffee, most people will point to Seattle, New York, San Francisco, and even Portland, not the Midwest. Not many know that a huge chapter of the Third Wave coffee movement started here in Minnesota, which is what yielded the fair trade, specialty coffee obsession of [...]

Lucky Cat Cookies

Lucky Cat Cookies

As many of you know, part of my husband’s family is of Chinese heritage, so this week I bring a recipe to honor the tradition of Lunar New Year (chunjie), or spring festival. This year, it starts Friday, February 12, and it ends with the Lantern Festival on February 26. In our family, we call [...]