Sweet Popcorn Glaze

I’ve made this simple popcorn glaze for many a holiday party. I don’t want you to think it’s just for the holidays, though. It’s also perfect for basically any occasion or get together.

How to Make Perfect Soft Sugar Cookies

Over the years, I have taken my mother’s long-time favorite sugar cookie recipe, and perfected the details. While the recipe itself is heavenly, it is the process that makes them absolutely perfect.


People understand Snickerdoodles. They know what they’re getting. There are no surprises and no wondering if you have to pretend to have an allergy to one of the ingredients.

Lemon Sugar Cookies

I bought myself a new maxi dress, so I guess I’m ready for summer. Why does lemon seem so summery? Some fruits can feel at home in any season, but plain old lemon is a summer as it gets.

Chocolate Cherry Sugar Cookies

These are not your momma’s sugar cookies. Chocolate cookies with small inlaid cherry cookie hearts are so cute, and perfect Valentine cookies.

Spicy Sweet Pecans

When I was deciding exactly how to make these magical metaphorical pecans, there was really only one choice. Spicy AND Sweet. Well, and toasted, of course, because toasted nuts are obviously the very high-end best.

Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheels

 Share on TumblrSugar cookie dough infused with chocolate and peppermint and swirled into a lovely pinwheel. Source: Alton Brown, on the Food Network Site. Yield: about 20 giant cookies Perhaps the only flavor combination to come close to the amazing wonder of chocolate and peanut butter together is chocolate and peppermint.  For years I have [Read On]