Category: Recipes

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce and Dark Chocolate Sauce

Our family has a few birthdays all bunched together. I love birthday cake, but after a while, there’s only so much cake a family can eat. This how how the Cookie Cake was born. It’s basically a huge chocolate chip cookie, served in wedges, warm and gooey, and crisp on the edges. It feels like a special occasion desert because it is enormous and decadent looking, and is served with two homemade sauces, and the best vanilla ice cream. But, like all my recipes, it is simple and no fuss. And, (although this is not necessarily a good thing) there is NO limit to how much Cookie Cake one can eat. Leftovers will be grabbed in chunks as you walk by. You will accidentally finish off the whole thing. You will have to make more.

Tapioca Pudding Recipe

My poor baby (in other words my 6’2”, strapping, teenaged son) woke up with the flu today. My baby boy becomes completely helpless when he’s sick. He literally asked, for ten(!!) minutes, for help finding a pencil this morning. There are pencils everywhere in…

French Toast for a Crowd

I love weekend breakfasts. There’s something so optimistic about the smell of maple syrup and bacon wafting through the house, and the slanted rays of morning sunshine pouring through the windows. It makes you feel like the weekend is full of possibilities. Like you…

German Pancakes

This German Pancake recipe has been in my family since I was little. The show-stopping pancakes make breakfast feel like a special occasion. But they are so easy to make! They are supposed to be misshapen, and will deflate a bit when you take…