Archive for May, 2012

  • Blondie Cupcakes

    By Jennifer McHenry on May 23, 2012

    As a big fan of all things brown sugar, I can really get behind a good blondie. These are a bit different from the traditional in that they are baked in muffin pans, much like cupcakes.

    Of course, doing that doesn't make them automatically have the normal texture of a cupcake. They are still dense and very much blondies. In fact, you can bake them in the more traditional way by using a square baking pan.

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  • Toffee Almond Oatmeal Cookies

    By Jennifer McHenry on May 21, 2012
    I confess that I don’t often bake with whole wheat flour. I think that’s due more to habit than taste. But, it can be a great substitute for traditional flour in many recipes, like this one. I am fairly confident that if you tasted one of these without knowing the list of ingredients, you’d never guess that they are made […]
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  • Weekly Mix and a Cookbook Giveaway

    By Jennifer McHenry on May 18, 2012

    Last weekend was perhaps the most beautiful couple of days I've ever experienced in New York. The weather was perfect, and we were actually able to get out and enjoy it. Our very full slate for the weekend included a tour of the old City Hall subway station, a show at City Center, and a game at Yankee Stadium.

    This week, however, I spent most of my time inside as I had a brand new experience. Jury duty! I spent a couple of days downtown in the criminal courts building and was eventually excused without ever having my name pulled out of the bingo cage. All of that sitting around gave me plenty of time for taking leisurely strolls around the internet. Here's a bit of what caught my eye this week.

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