Blueberry Shortcake Bars

These bars are proving once again that the simplest bakes with the fewest ingredients are usually the tastiest bakes. Blueberry Shortcake Bars are the sibling to one of my favorites on my blog- Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake– and they might give it a run for its money. This recipe is blueberry cobbler in bar form- no…

Lemon & Thyme Shortbread

The more I bake with lemon the more I am convinced that it might be better than chocolate. I almost erased that sentence as I wrote it but I think it’s true. Well for now. Wait until I am writing about a brownie. My herb garden-more like my herb corner- on my apartment balcony is…

Ginger Sables with Blood Orange Glaze

Bonjour! Je m’applle Anna et je parle très mal Française. Mais! Je pense que je cuit très bien les biscuits français. Non ?   These cookies are, at their base, quintessentially French. Butter, butter, butter. Simple, versatile, and perfect next to an espresso while you sit at a little spindly table on cobblestones surrounded by beds…

Asparagus Galette with Whole Wheat Crust

Crust. My true love. It is a chicken or the egg thing for me. Do I love crust because I’m rather good at making it? Or am I rather good at making it because I love it? Also, can someone be a natural a crust maker? The butter, the elusive flakiness. It has to be…

The Lemon Bundt Cake

I’m in Ohio now, right? So I might as well start putting ‘the’ before any phrase I feel is worthy of being distinguished to the utmost. I can’t think of any other recipe than this Lemon Bundt Cake. Or should I say The Lemon Bundt Cake. As I was on the phone with my mom…