chai cookies

adapted from James Beard Foundation. ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup sugar 2 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground cardamom 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground allspice 1/4 tsp finely ground black pepper 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1 cup unsalted... Continue Reading →

strawberry crisp

from Bon Appetit. ingredients 2 lb strawberries, hulled, halved, quartered if large 3 Tbsp raw sugar 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp plus 1½ tsp. cornstarch Kosher salt ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup 1 cup old-fashioned oats ⅓ cup sliced almonds ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut ¼ cup all-purpose... Continue Reading →

yellowman’s coconut lime banana bread

adapted from Sundays at Moosewood. ingredients BREAD 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup mashed bananas (about 2 large bananas) 1/4 cup milk of choice (or plain yogurt) 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice 1/2 tsp ginger 3/4 cup unsweetened grated coconut 2 cups white whole wheat flour 1 tsp... Continue Reading →

Irish eggnog

ingredients 1 oz Bailey's 1 oz rye 2.5 oz strong chilled coffee or espresso 1.5 oz eggnog 0.25 oz vanilla optional toppings: whipped cream, Andes chips, espresso, cinnamon, nutmeg... method Combine all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a glass full of ice. Top with whichever toppings you want.

matcha tree cookies

recipe from Aiya. ingredients COOKIE 1-2 Tbsp matcha 2 cups AP flour 1 tsp baking powder 5 1/2 Tbsp unsalted butter 2/3 cup + 2 Tbsp sugar 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract FROSTING 1 cup powdered sugar 4 1/2 -5 tsp water A handful of white sugar pearl sprinkles Other desired toppings method Sift... Continue Reading →

miso almond butter cookies

adapted from Bon Appetit. ingredients 1¼ (5.25 oz) cups whole wheat flour ½ tsp baking soda 10 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 cup (packed, 7.05 oz) dark brown sugar 1 large egg ⅓ cup (2.93 oz) smooth almond butter ¼ cup miso 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips or wafers (*see note) Flaky... Continue Reading →

peppermint brownies

from Fine cooking. ingredients 10 oz (2-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter; more for greasing the pan 10 oz unsweetened chocolate 2 tsp peppermint tea leaves (from about 2-tea bags) 2 cups granulated sugar (I used ~1.5 cups) 4 large eggs 2 tsp peppermint extract 1/4 tsp kosher salt 4-1/2 oz (1 cup) all-purpose flour 2 oz... Continue Reading →

semifreddo di cioccolato

adapted from nyt. ingredients 2 cups very cold heavy cream 1 1/4 cups sifted confectioners sugar 4 oz very finely grated semisweet (~70%) baking chocolate 6 egg whites method Whip the cream. Before it begins to stiffen and while it is still the consistency of buttermilk, add the confectioners' sugar a little at a time... Continue Reading →

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