Classic Fudgy Brownies

Brownies were one of the first things I ever baked. Just add eggs and oil to Betty Crocker’s brownie mix (the red box!) and voila, the best fudgy brownies ever. I’ve tried to make brownies from scratch before but they turned out either too flat and hard or really cakey. But I’ve finally found a… Continue reading Classic Fudgy Brownies

Soft Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve never been a big fan of just peanut butter cookies. They seem so one-dimensional, just mouthfuls of peanut butter in cookie form. Might as well just have PB straight from the jar. However, the cookies are elevated to a different level when you add in chocolate chips. It transforms the cookie: it first tastes… Continue reading Soft Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Caesar Salad with Parmesan Croutons

I try to make “healthy” things from time to time to keep the monster of gluttony inside me at bay. I usually make a salad as a starter for dinner, something simple like cherry tomatoes and arugula with balsamic and olive oil. But tonight I felt like splurging and making something I loved eating when… Continue reading Caesar Salad with Parmesan Croutons