| Apr 6, 2011
Any preschooler could name the country's most well-known dessert sandwich — the one with the vanilla cream nestled between crisp chocolate cookies.
But there's so much more to dessert sandwiches than the humble (but lovable) Oreo: Think fun-...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
It’s Girl Scouts cookie time
For those who have been looking forward to Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Samoas, Do-Si-Dos, Lemon Chalet Cremes, Trefoils, Dulce de Leches, and this year’s new cookie – Thank U Berry Munch, then the wait is...
| Jan 18, 2011
This is the time of year when the Girl Scouts offer up Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, Lemon Chalet Cremes and Samoas – ah, Samoas, with their mad scientist blend of rich chocolate, delicate shortbread, gooey caramel and chewy coconut!
Is there anyone,...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 9:30 AM
SPICY CINNAMON SHORTBREAD COOKIES
2 cups flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup unsalted butter (room temp.)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
preheat oven to 350
line two 8- inch round cake pans with...
| Feb 17, 2011
Weekend mornings, I'm usually happy to stay at home reading, listening to music and generally lolling around. No rushing, all the time in the world for simple pleasures. Toast with homemade jam. Freshly brewed coffee. Or there's breakfast with a friend at...
| Jun 30, 2011
Andre Kreft doesn't like cookies. But with Savor, his flavor-packed, imaginative line of shortbread cookies, he's created cookies even he can love.
"I wanted to challenge the status quo of people's perceptions of what a cookie is," Kreft says. "I...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:52 PM
First impression: The inviting Cook'in Paris is the kind of restaurant you think you might fall for, but delve a little further and the disappointments start to add up.
Ambience: Stylishly understated with matching tablecloths and napkins, woven...
| Mar 16, 2011
Popular for decades as an after-dinner drink, Irish coffee is a mix of strong, hot coffee, Irish whiskey and sugar, topped with a layer of thick cream and best served in a glass mug.
But we've found a few cooks who have taken the appealing flavors of...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Blue Plate Catering
1061 W Van Buren
Spiced Pumpkin Jack-O-Lantern Cake Pops
Yield: Approximately 3 dozen cake pops (or 4 dozen mini cupcakes)
What you will need:
Any size cake pan or baking sheet
electric mixer or...
| Sep 1, 2011
When word went out that Jason Paskewitz and Ryan O'Donnell were planning Rustic House, a sequel to their successful first venture, the sophisticated Gemini Bistro, I figured the pair wanted a simpler follow-up restaurant, something that would let them...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 8:00 AM
In honor of the annual Good Eating holiday cookie contest, the results of which will be released to the world on Nov. 30, this 10 @ 10 is dedicated to our favorite cookies of the holidays. Now, these cookies can be homemade or storebought, made by us...