Making Macarons: Can it be truly easy?

At last, we’ve gathered up the courage to make macarons, these¬†delightful¬†little meringue-based almond cookies that are currently extremely de rigeur in the classiest of […]

15 comments, Paul, December 30, 2011


Make Your Own Almond Flour

In this second phase of our Macaron process, we pick up a neat little money saving tip (who doesn’t like to save a little […]

4 comments, Paul, December 30, 2011


Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Whether used for cakes or cookies, this Swiss Meringue Buttercream is light, not too sweet and pretty straight forward to make. Swiss Meringue differs […]

4 comments, Paul, December 30, 2011


Intro to Macarons (for me, anyway)

Macarons. Little almond/meringue based cookies with creamy fillings that seem to be all the rage these days or for the past several years at […]

No comments, Paul, December 30, 2011

Checkerboard Cookies (with recipe)

Mark’s mom, a.k.a. “Grandma Chicken” (so nicknamed because her kitchen is festooned in chicken prints, chicken towels, chicken nicknacks, anything chicken themed…) signed up […]

13 comments, Paul, December 10, 2010