Berlinesas (Berlin Doughnuts)

Berlinesas (Berlin Doughnuts)

Who doesn’t like doughnuts? I confess, I was a slow adopter to these wonderfully decadent, fried pastries. As we cope with pandemic-driven isolation and an early, snowy winter in Minnesota, I found myself craving the delight of a custard-filled doughnut still warm from the fryer. They are such a comforting food during tough times: warm [...]

Double Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am a chocoholic. Are you? I think there’s a large majority out there who rely on chocolate just as much as caffeine to power through the day. I am guilty as charged! I always have a chocolate craving. In winter, that craving takes the form of a cup of Spanish hot chocolate savored by [...]

Vanilla Madeleines with Ruby Cacao Chocolate

Vanilla Madeleines with Ruby Cacao Chocolate

Spring is slowly arriving in Minneapolis! We had what -we hope- were the last two snowfalls of the season, and while snow in April might seem very unusual in other parts of the country, in Minnesota it is not atypical to have one last dusting of snow before spring is here to stay. In our [...]