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Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s a war going on in our house, a delicious, brown sugar-loaded, cookie jar filling, chocolate chip cookie war. Since Jack and his friends came up with the macho tween boy greatest chocolate chip cookie recipe, Steve has gotten in the ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: May 26, 2016 |  Original Post

Chocolate Chip Cookies by Macho Tweens

Boys are a mystery. I’ve blogged before about the mystery of boys. Having grown up without brothers, the surprises of having a son confound me more every year. Sixth grade, my son’s second year of middle school, has been no exception. ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Feb 29, 2016 |  Original Post

Chocolate Hazelnut Gelato: Bringing the Magic of Italy Late Nights Home

What’s your definition of late night? Mine has been forever altered by late night strolls in Italian piazzas. Night after night, we would emerge from a long dinner out with the kids to be greeted anew by the magic of late night piazzas. ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Sep 08, 2015 |  Original Post

Chilled Nectarine Soup with Caramelized Croutons

My husband and I had only been dating for a few months, when I brought him to the South of France to meet my extended family. It was a curious time in my life. I was fresh out of college. New to the work world. And wildly in love. Straddling two ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jul 07, 2015 |  Original Post

Salade Nicoise and a French Picnic Brush with Fame

When opportunity knocks, you say yes. No matter what else is going on. Then you juggle things around to make things work. That’s the philosophy I try to embrace, no matter how busy things get. Say yes, worry later. That’s the philosophy ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jun 25, 2015 |  Original Post

Three Decadent Cookie Recipes

When Bella and Jack were small, Little Bear was their favorite TV show. That bear must have given Jack his wanderlust that now make Steve and I track him down all over town as the sun sets. The show’s draw for Bella must have been Little ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: May 20, 2015 |  Original Post

Baking with Kids Book Giveaway

Last night I got to share my review of Baking with Kids with you.  Now one reader will win a copy!  Please enter below with the Rafflecopter form.  You must be 18+ and a resident of the USA to enter.   With Baking with ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Mar 24, 2015 |  Original Post

Baking with Kids Book Review

Baking with Kids:  Make Breads, Muffins, Cookies, Pies, Pizza Dough, and More! Author: Leah Brooks Format: Flexibound, 160 Pages ISBN: 9781592539772 Publisher: Quarry Books Series: Hands-On Family Illustrations: color photos Size: 8.5 x 8.5 ...

Blog: Central Minnesota Mom
Posted on: Mar 23, 2015 |  Original Post

Individual Souffles for a World Class Dining Experience at Home

I rarely pass up dessert when I’m going out to eat. It’s that final moment of the evening’s experience, the sweetness that lingers on your tongue as you go back out into the night. The meal would not be complete without it. Most ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jan 12, 2015 |  Original Post

Gruyere Popovers Recipe and a Review of the Nutri Ninja Blender Duo

This summer I headed to the Beef Belt in Texas to learn about cattle ranching. I was a guest of the Beef Checkoff, along with a dozen or so other bloggers and media personalities. The majority of these bloggers were from a niche I hadn’t ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Dec 10, 2014 |  Original Post

Frites, Pies and Tarts, and the Pollan Family Table: Three Cookbooks for the Foodies in your Life

New cookbooks are my favorite thing to find under the Christmas tree. I love to curl up with them, while the kids are off playing with their new toys and the wrapping paper is still strewn all over the floor and dream of new meals to come. In case ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Dec 09, 2014 |  Original Post

Individual Handheld Pie Recipes

Since we moved to the Midwest, five years ago, Thanksgiving stopped being a cooking holiday for me. Instead of pie crusts and sweet potatoes, my days preceding Thanksgiving are filled with suitcases and laundry. When we first moved away, I tried ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Nov 26, 2014 |  Original Post

Individual Handheld Pie Recipes

Since we moved to the Midwest, five years ago, Thanksgiving stopped being a cooking holiday for me. Instead of pie crusts and sweet potatoes, my days preceding Thanksgiving are filled with suitcases and laundry. When we first moved away, I tried ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Nov 26, 2014 |  Original Post

Brown Butter Vanilla Coconut Pound Cake

We’ve been back from Hawaii for a week. Eight days and nine long nights of endless jet lag bed hopping. Hawaii is paradise, but the jet lag is hell. It took back to school boot camp to rehabilitate the kids, and not a minute too soon. After ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Aug 26, 2014 |  Original Post

a Few Recipes to Celebrate Bastille Day

When I was a little girl, the Bastille Day fireworks were so close to my birthday that I always thought they were in my honor. Three years ago, we were in Paris on Bastille Day, feet dangling over the Seine near the Ile de la Cite, fireworks ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jul 14, 2014 |  Original Post

Cherry Clafoutis: a Summer Treat for Breakfast or Dessert

I don’t think I fully appreciated cherries until I moved to Chicago. Cherries always looked more fun than they tasted until I moved here. Now I count the days until Michigan starts delivering its cherries to our farmer’s market: sour, ...

Blog: chefdruck.com
Posted on: Jul 07, 2014 |  Original Post

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