Cookies 3 Ways: Whole Grain, All-Purpose and Gluten-Free

We are reviving an old bonus recipe to become a permanent blog post, because we figured everyone needs more cookies in their lives.  We show you how to take a basic cookie recipe and swap out different flours and sugars as well as add-ins like baking chips, dried fruit, nuts, flavoring extracts, etc.

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Speculaas

We are thrilled to share a special guest post from Andrea Hampton, owner of SweetImpressions.  Andrea is based in Newark, NY and we met her through a Facebook group, Ankarsrum Mixer Fans – USA.  She specializes in springerle, speculaas, shortbread and specialty cookies which are so gorgeous you almost don’t want to eat them.  But, we have had the pleasure of tasting them as well, and they are as delightful to eat as they are to look at.

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Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Sauce

Trying to incorporate more vegetables into your meals this year?  Two of our favorite attachments for vegetable prep are being featured this month.  First up is the blender with this roasted eggplant and red pepper sauce.  Sauce is a very familiar and easy food to use to introduce new or more vegetables into your life, especially if you are also cooking for kids.  This one goes well with pasta, as a dipping sauce for bread, or a sauce for meat.

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