Back to Basics & A Pretty Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Recipe: Tried & True Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients -2 sticks cold butter cubed -1 cup brown sugar -1 cup white sugar -2 eggs -1 splash vanilla -1 & 1/2 cups cake flour -1 & 1/2 cups regular flour -1 Tsp cornstarch -3/4 tsp baking soda -1 tsp salt Directions Preheat the oven to 400F InContinue reading “Back to Basics & A Pretty Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe”

Why grocery stores are out of baking yeast: A mental health story we all need to hear

At the beginning of the pandemic, the fact that toilet paper, bottled water and disinfectant wipes were sold out nearly everywhere was common knowledge.  But did you know in some communities, baking yeast was just as hard to find? During a time of complete and utter panic, people turn to baking…and while this may seemContinue reading “Why grocery stores are out of baking yeast: A mental health story we all need to hear”

The Ultimate Oreo-Cookie-Brownie & Everything you need to know about Book #2!

The Ultimate Oreo-Cookie-Brownie Recipe: Yields one 9 x 9inch brownie pan. Ingredients 1 box brownie mix 1/3 cup oil 3 eggs 3 tablespoons water 1 roll pre-made cookie dough in package 20 Oreo Cookies Directions Preheat oven to 350F. Combine brownie mix, water, oil and eggs in a bowl. Mix ingredients until the mixture becomesContinue reading “The Ultimate Oreo-Cookie-Brownie & Everything you need to know about Book #2!”

Resilient Person Highlight: Jan Feinberg

RECIPE: Kailua Trifle  Ingredients  1 box Devil’s Food Cake  2 packages instant chocolate pudding  ½ cup kailua  2 large Nestle Crunch Candy Bars  1 large container of Cool Whip  Directions  Bake Devil’s Food Cake in a lasagna pan by following the instructions on the box.  Once baked, cut the cake in pieces and line aContinue reading “Resilient Person Highlight: Jan Feinberg”

#99

After another Sunday afternoon googling “Bake it Till You Make it” I found that this mental health and resilience cookbook has landed its place on a “100 Most Resilient Books of All Time” BooksAuthority list. Googling myself and the title of my book has become a weekly practice after finding it had received other BooksAuthorityContinue reading “#99”

Bake it Till You Make it: Holiday Extra by Dayna Altman

Recipe: Chocolate Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies Ingredients 1 Box Chocolate Cake Mix  ⅓ cup vegetable oil  2 eggs  1 tsp vanilla  1 Tbsp Powdered Sugar  Directions  Preheat the oven to 350F.  In a large bowl combine cake mix with vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla to create a dough.  Refrigerate for 20 minutes.  Shape dough intoContinue reading “Bake it Till You Make it: Holiday Extra by Dayna Altman”