White Chocolate and Macadamia Nut Cookies

A soft chewy cookie filled with buttery macadamia nuts and creamy white chocolate – What’s not to love? Recipe makes ~2 dozen large cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) Butter (room temp) 1/2 cup Vegetable Shortening (room temp) 1/2 cup Sugar 1 cup Brown Sugar 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 1/4 cups Self…

Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Pistachio Muffins

Another use for the Strawberry Rhubarb Compote I made last week, but I can take no creative credit for the following recipe – kudos to Chef Stephen. I stepped into work last week too – “E! I need you to make me some muffins… I want them to be filled with a strawberry rhubarb compote…

Olive Oil Cake with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

It’s been a few years since I’ve baked an olive oil cake, and for the life of me I can’t remember why I ever stopped – it’s easy, it’s fast, it’s moist, it’s delicious, and it’s perfect for dressing up. In this case, I dressed it up in a strawberry rhubarb compote. The rhubarb being…

Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches

It’s been crazy hot in Vermont this past week. Last Thursday, Burlington was listed as one of the warmest cities in the country based off of the daily highs, outstripping both Miami and L.A. – truly bizarre. Most May’s you wouldn’t even dare to plant your gardens until after Memorial Day for fear of a…