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$250 Lactation Cookies

Have you heard the story of the Neiman Marcus $250 cookie? Legend has it that a customer at Neiman Marcus Cafe in Dallas loved the cookie so much she wanted to buy the record. When she asked how much the recipe was, the response was “only two fifty” and so when the bill for $250 came, she was quite surprised! Neiman Marcus started giving out the recipe for free and 1997 and I’m so glad they did! It’s a mix…

What I’ve been cooking lately

You may have noticed that I posted way less in 2016 than I did the year before. I didn’t plan on posting less, I wanted to continue blogging the way I did in 2015 but I just didn’t have the energy or concentration. Instead I was focusing on cooking the bun in my oven. Baby D was born in August right on schedule (which was actually felt early for us…

Crave Case

White Castle Crave Case – it’s one of those things that sounds equally delicious and gross to me.  But I didn’t grow up eating White Castle.  I’ve actually only had it once and it didn’t leave a lasting impression except that Crave Case literally looked liked a briefcase of mini burgers.  And that was fun to share with the group I was with.  Well, I was trying to decide on…

Watermelon Ice Cubes

So I’ve shared it a few times but I love Whispering Angel pink wine.  I love sitting outside and sipping on it but honestly – I don’t love it warm, I actually don’t like it at all. I’ve been experimenting with different ways to keep it chilled while outside on a hot summer evening.  Ice waters down the deliciousness too much.  Frozen grapes were ok but I didn’t like the…