Pumpkin Brownies

Holy Moley!  This school year is NUTS!  New principal, new assistant principal, new superintendent, new standards-based programs (yay!), new policies, new procedures, new growth-based assessments (yay!), new mastery tracking systems (yay!), new everything!  I haven’t been this excited, this nervous, this busy, this frantic, and tired since my first two years of teaching in New … [Follow your taste buds…]

Lemon Bars

A few years ago in the beginning stages of my cooking and baking days, a friend gave me a jar of her homemade lemon curd.  With it, I made some lemon bars with an almond and coconut crumble on top.  In my memories, the bars were some of the greatest things I had ever baked–so … [Follow your taste buds…]

Peanut Butter Krispy Brownies

I did it again.  I managed to outdo myself in the baked goods department.  These little gems combine the best of many worlds–brownies, peanut butter, rice krispies.  Prepare yourself for a party in your mouth.  Although they combine many common ingredients, they certainly are unique.  And pretty.  They are perfect to give as a gift … [Follow your taste buds…]