Quick and Easy Caramel Sauce

Quick and Easy Caramel Sauce

  Thanksgiving is around the corner; time to start finishing dessert plans. This quick and easy caramel is the perfect accompaniment to any pie or fall flavored dessert. It would be perfect with a warm slice of apple pie a la mode with vanilla ice cream. It can be made ahead of time and kept …

Pumpkin Yogurt Coffee Cake with Spiced Whipped Cream

Well Thanksgiving is fast approaching and I am not even sure what kind of pies I want to make this year. What I do know, is that I am definitely in the mood to decorate my apartment with all things Christmas. Usually I wait until after Thanksgiving, but that might not be the case this …

Mini Pumpkin Bread Loaves

Three cheers for fall flavors! Like most, the holiday season is my favorite time for baking; pies in November and cookies in December, and everything else in between. I adore the spicy cinnamon blends that accompany apple, pumpkin, and pecan goods. It’s all so comforting and soul-warming. These mini pumpkin bread loaves were my first …

Goat Cheese Scallion Scones

Maybe it’s just me, but I cannot believe it is already mid-October. I’ve barely reconciled with the fact that its autumn which means apple and pumpkin everything. As of now, I have only baked one recipe with pumpkin, so naturally, I feel a bit behind given that I have so many recipes I would like …

Logic

Chewy, Crispy, or Cakey – What defines the texture of a cookie?

  We all have a favorite type of chocolate chip cookie. For me, it’s chewy. Baking is chemistry. The ratio and use of certain ingredients define the final product. The chemical reaction between flour, sugar, and fat paired cohesively with the oven temperature and baking time determine the texture and appearance of a cookie. Cookies …