nectarine hand-pies

Dear Howard, It has become the year of pies and hand-pies. Sure, you might say they’re turnovers or strudels, but hand-pies are so much cuter. Who knew I would churn out more than 50 of these this year only to be gobbled up by the masses? I think the hand-pie obsession is real. Thank goodnessContinue reading “nectarine hand-pies”

saffron, orange, and honey madeleines

Dear Laura, It was so good to catch up last night! You picked a great day to come over, I’m sorry I stuffed you with pasta and madeleines and we didn’t have room for some waffles and ice cream. We’ll have to take a snow-check for those. Howard’s parents gave me the little box ofContinue reading “saffron, orange, and honey madeleines”

pineapple cookies

Dear Naseem, You’re back!! I hope you had a great time watching Groundhog Day and hopping all over New York City. It finally happened, I used those pineapple cake molds with the attempt to make pineapple cakes! About time since I’ve been dreaming about it since February. Here’s how it went down: I saw pineapplesContinue reading “pineapple cookies”