Tag "Baking"

By Meal Type

Gingerbread Man Cookies

My aunt spends a day baking early in December and then freezes the 10 million cookies she makes. When it gets closer to the holidays, she defrosts everything, divides them up

By Ingredient

Nutmeg Crumble Cake

When I was living in New York City I used to spend my summers in Fire Island. The sliver of land off the coast of Long Island is mostly reachable by

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Sweet Potato Cake

I almost never bake cakes. It’s not that they’re any trickier than cookies or muffins but I just don’t want a cake hanging around the house. Not only do I

Vegetables

Sweet Potato and Graham muffins

If you’ve been reading this blog longer than five minutes you have probably surmised that I am obsessed with two things: Hermes Booties and Bradley Cooper. Wait. Wrong blog. I

Dairy

Pumpkin Cupcakes

I’d like to be able to tell you that Julian’s birthday cake was his first encounter with sugar. But that would be a big fat lie. As the second child

Snacks & Desserts

Apple and Cheddar Scookies.…The Story of When A Cookie Meets a Scone

One of the nicest parts about working on Sweet Potato Chronicles (outside of empowering our children’s choices towards nutrition and, well, eating lots of stuff) is the opportunity to connect

Nuts & Seeds

Blueberry Nut Bars

We’ve been over doing it, have you? My kids are berry eaters anyway, but since local wild blueberries have appeared it’s gotten slightly out of control. Julian yells at me

Snacks & Desserts

Coconut Muffins

I’ve really gotten into the swing of lazy, summer days. Scarlett and I spend most mornings doodling around the house before we set out for our day’s adventure. Without the

Grains & Rice

Quinoa Chocolate Cake

Esme’s third birthday didn’t fall on one of her “school” days at daycare (yes, I call it school to lessen my guilt, what about it?) but her class wanted to

Summer

Lemon Blueberry Cake

Scarlett pulled a fever out of the clear blue sky one night and that left us house bound the next day. I actually like days we find ourselves house bound