Tag Archives: baked goods

Helene’s Chocolate Brownies And Khai’s Send-Off

Chocolate Brownies

I really like reading David Lebovitz’s blog. Someone set it up so that it automatically pops up in my email. I think Sele Nadel-Hayes did that for me. Various people help me in various ways

Crispy Chocolate Cookies

Half-way through the month and all I have to write about is chocolate cookies. Sad. Crispy chocolate cookies. Chocolate cookies with cornmeal because I’m on that cornmeal textural

Berkeley Cheese Board Scones

Ellie came for a visit. We had been waiting for her for weeks. Ellie is Alan’s Father’s wife. I don’t think she has been out in 10-years – since our wedding. So much has happened in her life and

Almond Honey Squares

I was 17 when I started college at San Francisco State University – SFSU– a semester late. I started in January 1975 instead of the traditional September. Everyone was already

Black Rice Crust Quiche

Alan has great friends.  I get to have Alan’s friend as my friends now by virtue of my association with Alan.  Lucky me.  Two of his friends invited us to their weekend house up in

Cooking With Kids – Grissini

I always love to cook with kids. My kid. My step-kids. Their friends. My nieces and nephews and their friends. My friend’s kids. Big kids, little kids. It doesn’t matter. Everyone can help

Cinco De Mayo!!

You would think that for May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, I would cook and write about Mexican food – that’s what I did last year. Nope. Not this year. This year I’m writing about chocolate cookies.

More Beautiful Family And Family Of Family And Cocoa Nibs And Sea Salt

My husband always tells me that he has no family (except his kids and us). I’ve written about this before. I can’t figure out if he really believes it or if he’s looking for sympathy or what the