We believe that there are some combinations that were just made in heaven, and one of those is the pairing of blueberry and lemon. The idea for these cookies came courtesy of a head-strong toddler, who insisted that the chocolate chips in her mini-kitchen’s fake plastic chocolate chip cookies were, in fact, “Booberries.” We immediately thought, “That’s a great idea!” and off to the kitchen we went. . . . and a blueberry lemon twist on the traditional oatmeal raisin cookie was born.
These muffins are sweet and crumbly, and are packed with a great lemon and almond flavor.
It has been a while since we featured a Breakfast Series Cupcake, and we thought that a coffee flavored cupcake would do the trick. If you love coffee and caramel, you are going to have to try these!
Happy Marriage, or Hjónabandssaela in Icelandic, is a traditional Icelandic oatmeal cake with Rhubarb Jam. It is unclear why this cake is called a Happy Marriage cake; legend has it that it contains the secret ingredient to a happy marriage. Considering the fact that it contains sugar and rhubarb… we would have to agree!
This jam comes together easily. Just simmer on the stove with a few scoops of sugar and plenty of chopped rhubarb, until the entire kitchen is filled with an intoxicating aroma.
Happy PI(e) DAY!
March 14th has been dubbed Pi day. Pi represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (3.14159265359…), and with today being March 14, 2015 (3.1415), SUPER Pi DAY, we had to celebrate with actual pie. Humor us on this most irrational day of the century… this won’t happen again till 2115!
If you are a fan of Mexican Hot Chocolate, or the pairing of chili and chocolate, these brownies are the thing for you. They have a much more sophisticated taste; while they are fudgey, they are not overly sweet; and the spices add a complexity with a delightful after-burn that leaves your tongue asking for more. More