baking

Tuscan shortbread cookies (rosemary olive oil)

These melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies were inspired by travels among Tuscany’s olive groves and citrus trees. For a healthier spin, they use olive oil instead of butter and are generously flavored with fresh rosemary , orange zest, and honey. As the weather warms up, I’ve been craving the perfect spring-flavored dessert. Something with bright, fragrant notes …

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Honey walnut Challah

Soft, fluffy enriched bread is interlaced with the subtle sweetness of honey and the satisfying crunch of walnuts. This easy bread recipe is great for beginners and is sure to please with its stunning presentation. For everyone who has ever feared making enriched bread, and for those who has quailed beneath the thought of braiding …

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Mocha swirl banana bread

Enhance your go-to banana bread with thick swirls of rich mocha. The chocolatey coffee flavor is irresistible when paired with the comforting taste of traditional banana bread. Yes, I’m back with another banana bread recipe. My local grocery store was selling 15 bananas for 99 cents (!!!), and there was no chance I’d come home …

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