Cinnamon Sugar Crisps {recipe}

Does anyone else love Cinnamon Toast Crunch? I do. As a thirty-something supposed adult, I proudly join the legions of school-age kids who love sugary cereal. Back in the States, when I needed a pick-me-up, I would sometimes buy a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and eat it by the handful, straight out of the…

Whoopie for Whoopie Pies!

A couple of weeks ago, I received a message from my sister-in-law asking for help. She had been coerced into being the team representative for a company bake-off and needed help in finding a recipe for something tasty, easy to make, and award-winning 😉 I sent along 3 recipes – one for cupcakes, and two…

Hazelnut and olive oil

An overdue post. I made these, in an attempt to start making a dent in that huge allotment of hazelnut flour I have on my hands. (You can’t even tell that I used any. The gallon ziplock bag in which it is stored is still full and taking up a large portion of my freezer…

Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti, from Smitten Kitchen This recipe is perfect, easy to make and easy to eat. The only liberty I took was not including the orange liqueur, and only because I didn’t have any on hand. Other than that, I didn’t change a thing, which is rare, because I always want to fiddle with something….

Ground hazelnuts and what to do with them

What do you do when you’re given a huge can of ground hazelnuts? Round 1: chocolate hazelnut cookies and hazelnut cakes Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Recipe from Completely Delicious Ingredients: • 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, room temp • 1 1/2 c. sugar • 2 large eggs • 1 tsp. vanilla • 2 1/4 c. flour…