Archive of ‘Recipes’ category

Mom’s Almond Pound Cake

My mother has lately taken to saying “I don’t cook anymore” and “I don’t bake like you do.”  I beg to differ.  I would not love cooking and baking the way I do if my mother hadn’t set the example, and this cake is the perfect illustration of the sort of thing she does INCREDIBLY […] Read more…

Cherry (or Peanut) M&M Cookies

With the exception of substituting my personal crack, Cherry M&Ms, for peanut M&Ms, this recipe comes directly from the first cookbook I ever bought myself. It was at a book fair in the gym of my elementary school, and I believe I was in the fourth or fifth grade. It’s called Death by Chocolate Cookies […] Read more…

Chocolate Cake

Nigella Lawson’s Chocolate Loaf Cake from How to Be a Domestic Goddess Julia Lambert (my twin sister) gave me this cookbook for graduation, because clearly she’s the best.  Some of the recipes have been hit or miss, but I keep coming back to this one because it’s so simple and satisfying and yummy, and her […] Read more…

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