Tahini Swirl Brownies

Tahini Swirl Brownies

For anyone familiar with Halvah, adding tahini to brownies is a no-brainer, in fact, what took us so long???  And if Halvah is good enough for Suleiman the Magnificent who are we to question it? For those unfamiliar, it brilliantly transforms what can be a...
Dried Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Dried Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Do you have a great baker in your office?  No?  You should probably quit. We have Lynn and she makes many Mondays bearable with the homemade treats she brings us.  Recently she made these little melt-in-your mouth gems.  So delicious were these cookies that I probably...
Cassoulet

Cassoulet

Earlier this year, Melissa Clark published The New Essentials of French Cooking in the New York Times and I took it as a personal challenge from Melissa to me.  To which I said, out loud in my home, like a boss “game on Melissa. Game on.” And why not start...