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Tasteful Tuesday: National Cookie Day 2018

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

National Cookie Day is here again, so to celebrate we’ve compiled ten cookie recipes that have been featured here on the blog. Let us know if you try any of them, and share your favorite type of cookie in a comment below!

Tasteful Tuesday

Spicy Hermit Cookies

A classic New England cookie recipe.

Spritz Cookies

This recipe does require a cookie press, which we recommend practicing with so you can master the perfect Spritz Cookies.

Basic Sugar Cookies

A staple in every recipe book.

Basic Sugar Cookie RecipeTea Party Cookies

For your next tea party or sugar craving.

Peanut Butter (no-bake) Cookies

Making these cookies may not warm up your kitchen, but they are sure to bring a smile to any peanut butter-lover’s face.

Apple Cookies

Isn’t there a saying about desserts made with fruit
having no calories?

Thumbprint Cookies

CC image courtesy of Flickr user Meal Makeover Moms

Fun to make and just the right amount of sweet.

Loaded Pretzel Cookies

Salty and sweet with a bit of a crunch.

Blueberry Cobbler Oatmeal Cookies

From cobbler to cookie.

Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip
Cookies
(vegan)

A combination we didn’t know we needed.

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Tasteful Tuesday: Four Palatable Pound Cakes

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Pound Cake

Pound Cake is perfect for any occasion. It can be decorated to the nines or eaten simply with tea or coffee, and it can be made in a loaf pan or a Bundt pan. There are many variations of this classic cake, so today we’re sharing four of our favorites – just click on the titles for the recipes. And be sure to share your favorite in the comments below!

Vanilla Pound Cake

A recipe book staple.

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Incorporating cream cheese into the butter is the key to this creamy pound cake.

Caramel Pound Cake

This pound cake only gets better with caramel icing (recipe included).

Brown Butter Pound Cake

This is a recent discovery of ours – from Sally’s Baking Addiction – and is accompanied by a strawberry compote recipe.

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Tasteful Tuesday: Homemade Lavender Ice Cream

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

This creamy homemade ice cream recipe has lovely notes of lavender and honey for a subtly sweet and refreshing summer treat. Let us know if you give it a try, and share your favorite ice cream flavor in the comments below!

Ice Cream

What You’ll Need:

  • Ice cream maker
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons dried lavender
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 cups heavy cream

Directions:

  1. Over low heat in a medium saucepan, heat the milk and lavender until just warmed through. Remove from heat, and allow lavender to infuse for about 20 minutes. Remove lavender and add honey; stir until combined.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar together. Slowly whisk the lavender-infused milk and honey into the egg mixture until fully incorporated.
  3. Transfer mixture back into the saucepan, and whisk constantly over low heat for about 8 minutes (mixture should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon). Remove from heat and cool for about 5 minutes (not completely).
  4. Stir in heavy cream, then pour into a refrigerator-safe container and chill for at least 4 hours.
  5. Put the chilled mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze until it reaches “soft-serve consistency.” Transfer to a freezer-safe container, and freeze for at least 2 hours (overnight is best). Serve with whipped topping, fruit, jam or by itself. Enjoy!

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