By Jennifer McHenry on December 21, 2010
Sometimes fate has a hand in the kitchen. I had a lovely bread pudding recipe picked out for the holidays. It was simple and sounded delicious. All I needed was a package of Hawaiian bread. That seemed like a simple enough task until I realized that there is none to be found on the isle of Manhattan.
Moments after that realization, I found this recipe in an ad for Smucker's in a food magazine. I had bread pudding on the brain, so I was immediately drawn to it. When I realized that it was made with croissants, I remembered the French bakery we had recently stumbled upon in our neighborhood. All signs pointed to making this.
By Jennifer McHenry on June 25, 2009I’m not a huge fan of Oreos or, really, any kind of store-bought cookie. I have spoiled myself with the homemade variety. That being said, I am not the least bit hesitant to use store-bought cookies as an ingredient, like with these cheesecakes. The crust of these little treats is actually a whole Oreo, not crumbs. Leaving the cookie intact […]
By Jennifer McHenry on October 6, 2008For my recent birthday, I received Tish Boyle’s The Good Cookie. This book is packed with a good variety of cookies in all shapes and sizes. It seems not quite right that the first recipe I made from this book is not a cookie at all, but these wonderfully rich brownies. However, having sampled these brownies, I stand by that […]