My Favorite Days

I love summer. I can’t get enough of it. This summer, however, has been particularly crazy. I thought I would share a few of the things that have been happening in my life, since I have not had any time to bake for you this week. Please forgive me.

Independence Day Treats

I love a good holiday. I love the comradery, the break from the daily grind, and most of all, the food. Oh, the food! Holiday food is the best, isn’t it?

Strawberry Pudding

When I told Robb I intended to make Strawberry Pudding, he wondered aloud whether it even existed. It will when I make it, I replied. He should just trust me, because it’s one of the tastiest and creamiest desserts I’ve had in a long time!

Coconut Lime Sugar Cookies

Pin ItA recipe for a chewy sugar cookie with lime juice and toasted coconut. Source: The Girl Who Ate Everything Yield: 3-4 dozen cookies I love the smell of toasted coconut.  When I realized that I would be toasting coconut to put in this cookie dough, I got a little excited.  It was the first [Read On]

Butter and Jam Thumbprints

Pin ItA simple butter cookie with jam filling. Source: Food Network Kitchens Yield: about 3 dozen cookies The thumbprint cookie has always seemed like something of a staple of Americana to me.  A butter cookie filled with jam; what could be nicer?  Nevertheless, today was my first time ever making them.  I can’t even say [Read On]

Lemon Ricotta

Pin It**PLEASE NOTE**  This post has been updated!  View the newer post with newer photos and newer stories here. A soft and creamy lemon cookie recipe with a strong lemon-flavored icing, perfect for a summer day! Source: The handy-dandy Food Network site. This one was contributed by Giada De Laurentiis. Yield: about 3-4 dozen I’m [Read On]