Before you bake ANYTHING for the office

With the Christmas holidays approaching, you will likely be doing more baking, or you are connected to someone who will. Cookies make great gifts and are delightful presents for co-workers. If you are newbie to baking, I am here to help you learn the golden rules of taking cookies to work, or anywhere else for that matter.  I have had one too many encounters with rogue … Continue reading Before you bake ANYTHING for the office

Turnover tales

Turnover cookies are still kind of a big deal. They are lunch box cookies that have a dollop or filling of fruit. If you have ever eaten a nutri-grain bar, than turnover cookies are a fair comparison. When it comes to packaged turnovers, I only know of one kind: Voortman’s turnovers.  The Voortman bakery is a Canadian based company (sorry international folks), that prides themselves … Continue reading Turnover tales

It’s raining men!!

It’s raining men… alleluia! No,  I’m not referring to the song that speaks of alphas peeking around every corner and green tree (although I have wished). I am referring to Pepperidge Farm’s chessmen butter cookies. Pepperidge Farm , famously known for their cute goldfish cheese crackers (the ones I fought over as a child), also offer simple cookie classics, and every one of them is … Continue reading It’s raining men!!

5 sandwiches to turn up to

It’s (still) summer in the western hemisphere and that means outdoor parties and bbq’s with friends and family. Parties need desserts and desserts should include cookies. Perhaps you don’t have the time to make a fancy platter of homemade cookie sandwiches . Don’t worry. You can still serve store bought sandwiches that your guests will enjoy. Sandwich cookies consist of a filling between two cookies. … Continue reading 5 sandwiches to turn up to