Apple Mosaic Tart with Salted Caramel

Not a lot of time but severely backlogged on posts, so here’s a quick one! I made this as part of Christmas dinner dessert (yes, very late on these posts) for my dad and I as the final round to my Holiday Bake-A-Thon 2012.  He’s diabetic and while I’ve tried to make diabetes-friendly baked goods … Continue reading “Apple Mosaic Tart with Salted Caramel”

Chai Spiced Snickerdoodle

It is literally too cold to do anything but go from my home to work to home. Anything beyond that requires too many layers of clothing and too much discipline.  I did, however, manage to get my fat ass out to play some pick-up basketball last night and was somehow sore enough today that I … Continue reading “Chai Spiced Snickerdoodle”

Glazed Lemon Cookies

Society has taught men to chase women. Everywhere. Men chase women at coffee shops, at the grocery store, in the restroom line (which I actually find to be pretty clever because the girls can’t escape), at church (“Oh hay girl, I like the way you prayyyy”), on the freeway, just everywhere. However, the one place … Continue reading “Glazed Lemon Cookies”

Chocolate-Mint (Nightmare Before Christmas) Pinwheel Cookies

Lingie sent me a FANTASTIC link about writing earlier today. Please read it, especially if you write. I was totally inspired to flail my fingers away helplessly across a keyboard after driving 90 minutes in rush hour traffic to a restaurant my mom picked for her birthday dinner only to find out it was closed … Continue reading “Chocolate-Mint (Nightmare Before Christmas) Pinwheel Cookies”

Earl Grey Tea Shortbread Cookies (And Holiday Preview)

Merry Christmas, everyone! Shit got real this past weekend. As of yesterday, I am proud to say that I have completed the Holiday Bake-A-Thon 2012 (*inserts shameless plugs from 2011, 2010, and 2009 here*).  I may churn out a couple more things before the year is over, but will do so leisurely (versus the stressful, … Continue reading “Earl Grey Tea Shortbread Cookies (And Holiday Preview)”