Sugar Cookies with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

I used to not be a huge fan of cookies (I know. what?). Given the choice between cookies and say, cheesecake, or pie, I would never choose a cookie. All of this changed in England though, when I discovered Ben’s Cookies. They were soft, yet crunchy. Sweet, but kind of salty. I realized I had […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies: grown-up style

To say that I have loved chocolate all of my life would be an understatement. I adore chocolate. Growing up overseas, Kinder chocolates were my main source of sustenance, especially Kinder Eggs. I still consider myself a connoisseur of all things Kinder, but as I’ve gotten older, my chocolate tastes have expanded. Nowadays, nothing makes […]

Snapshots

Snapshots of recent weeks: {early mornings on my parent’s sun porch with a big cup of coffee and deep, heavy, complex literature} {attempting to re-create a Ben’s cookie with a recipe from The Londoner–while they were gigantic and delicious, they didn’t quite live up to a legendary Ben’s. Could anything ever live up to Ben’s […]