January 2011

Oatmeal Buttermilk Bread

Oatmeal Buttermilk Bread

Aren't handwritten recipes the best? This one is Stephanie's favorite sandwich loaf, and with its soft oat-enriched goodness we can see why!

Recipe: Oatmeal Buttermilk Bread

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Rich and dark chocolate thumbprint cookies rolled in festive sprinkles and topped with a chocolate kiss. A fantastic way to cheer up your little brother with a broken arm. :)

Recipe: Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

New York Style Cheesecake

New York Style Cheesecake

"A slice of smooth, creamy and rich cheesecake is the perfect way to celebrate my birthday and ring in the new year."

I couldn't agree more - happy belated birthday Sweet Pea!

Recipe: New York Style Cheesecake

Kahlua Brownies

Kahlua Brownies

This experimental housewife celebrates the snowy wonderland outside her door by making these pretty and decadent treats. Brownies really are the perfect winter indulgence - and these "gooey, fudgey brownies with a hint of Kahlua in them" have that little extra kick you need on a cold winter's day. :)

Recipe: Kahlua Brownies

Red Onion And Goat Cheese Tart

Red Onion And Goat Cheese Tart

 

"Home made shortcrust pastry filled with soften red onions and topped with goat cheese and fresh thyme. The sweetness of red onions combined with a  fresh goat cheese for me is a match made in heaven."

Sounds like savory bliss to me!

Recipe: Red Onion And Goat Cheese Tart

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

"Moist snickerdoodle cupcakes swirled with cinnamon cream cheese frosting and topped with a soft, chewy and delicious snickerdoodle cookie."

What a gorgeous winter cupcake. I think that snickerdoodle cupcakes are now officially a classic cupcake flavor - and with good reason!

Recipe: Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

What do you do with all those extra candy canes? Make these!

"Two delicious dark chocolate cookies with a luscious peppermint buttercream filling layered in between. These cookies are delicious and super fun to make with children."

Recipe: Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies with Maple Syrup Glaze

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies with Maple Syrup Glaze

New Year's resolution to eat healthier? These delicious cookies will help ease you in: "They’ve got tons of oats and cranberries, which both definitely reside on the healthy side of the food spectrum. Thanks to their cookie form and maple syrup glaze, they’re also a delicious treat."

Recipe: Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies with Maple Syrup Glaze

The Baked Brownie

The Baked Brownie

Looking for a go-to brownie recipe? Emily bakes these famous treats:

"The ultimate brownie from the much-discussed bakery in Brooklyn, "Baked." They're chewy, fudgy, and intensely chocolate-y with a perfect crust on top, kind of like your favorite brownie all grown-up."

Recipe: The Baked Brownie

Healthy Sandwich Rolls

Healthy Sandwich Rolls

These sandwich rolls, made with oat flour and whole wheat flour, are a nice, healthier alternative to those store-bought white hamburger buns. Garnished with some crunchy seeds or wheat bran, they add great flavor and can even stand alone as a dinner roll.

Recipe: Basic Sandwich Rolls