Making Martha’s Cakes – Two-Colored Squash Loaf Cake (Cake #6)

Now that I’ve made it, I can tell you that even though it’s not going to end up one of my favorites, Michael absolutely adored this cake.  When I asked him to describe his thoughts on the cake with 5 words, here’s where he went:

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January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day!

As it’s Friday, I’m sure many of you already had plans to tear home from work, drop yourselves down onto

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Season of the Cookie: Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies

Thin Mints are now relics of your past. THIS is the cookie recipe girl scouts will kill to keep out

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Season of the Cookie: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal

Peanut butter, chocolate chips and oatmeal all in one cookie seems excessive.  And you know what… it is, which is why these cookies are so amazingly awesome. Aside from being an over-indulgence (something you should definitely reward yourself with after going to the gym), you can bring warring cookie ingredient factions together in peace, song and handholding.  Perhaps give some baskets of these as holiday gifts to people you know and love in place of mall merchandise, which will only come back and haunt you when your Discover bill arrives in January.

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Season of the Cookie: Peanut Crisps

Peanut Crisps are easy to make, and this recipe yields almost four dozen! I don’t want to undersell the peanut

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Season of the Cookie: Martha Stewart’s Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

Does anyone out there know why certain foods taste better the second day?  Spaghetti, chili, lasagna, soups, stews and dips usually all seem to benefit from a day or so in the fridge, don’t they?   That was definitely the case with these peanut butter and jelly bars.  

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