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Swedish Visiting Cake Bars by Dorie Greenspan {Cookies for Kids’ Cancer}

Host a Bake Sale to Help Fund Cookies for Kids’ Cancer When my daughter Sabrina was born 10 1/2 years ago, I lived in NYC’s Chinatown and was a member of a parenting group named Bowery Babes, which is how I found out about local mom Gretchen Witt and her son Liam, who very sadly

Chocolate Chip Cookies from Jacques Torres

Chocolate chip cookies are a classic, and when they’re made by Jacques Torres, the master of chocolate, you know they’re going to be wonderful. Make these the next time friends are coming over—or you’re heading to a party. I love how he adds sea salt just before baking for that salty-sweet combination. To save yourself

7 Edible Gifts for the Sweet Tooth in Your Life

I want to share some sweet discoveries with you, chocolates and other goodies I’ve tasted recently (some at The Chocolate Show a few weeks ago in NYC). They all make great gifts, whether you want to surprise a special someone with a box of chocolates or indulge a group of friends, family members or colleagues

Cookies make a great gift, especially these: Alchemy by Carla Hall

Do you like bringing cookies as a gift, but sometimes can’t find the time to actually bake. Yes, I love baking cookies. Yes, I love baking several kinds so that there’s a variety. But lately, oh lately I can barely make one batch as I am running around looking at pre-schools for S for September,

Learn to make homemade French macarons…with lavender buttercream

If you’re ever looking for something new to bake, why not try a batch of delicate macarons? I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Cecile Cannone of Macaron Cafe for Haute Living. French-born Cannone is an expert at making authentic macarons, which she perfected from old family recipes. In her new book, Macarons: Authentic French

Susie’s Smart Cookies

On long car car rides with my toddler it can be a challenge to feed her healthy snacks, so I was happy to have Susie’s Smart Breakfast Cookies on hand. While rest stops are full of junk food, these cookies are loaded with healthy nutrients for my little one: oats, raisins, cranberries, apple rings and

Butter cookie recipe

I spoke to my agent on Monday. Okay, I feel totally pretentious saying that, but I am no high roller. She wants me to revise my novel, Pandora’s Secret Cookbook, in which a woman inherits a bakery from her maternal grandmother, whom she’s never met. Although they all said flattering things, the editors apparently were

The Gratitude Cookie

Today was the kind of day to stay home and bake, but I was so busy catching up on other things, standing in my kitchen wasn’t an option. So I was thrilled (my toddler was, too) that a box of cookies from Zen Rabbit seemed to have appeared on my desk like magic. On first

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