desserts, vegetarian

Charleston Chews

Charleston chews are one of my favorite things. No, not the candy. This is like a brown sugar blondie thing and it's delicious! I always wait to have them when I'm in Charleston because I've been afraid of being disappointed in my own version. I don't need to be afraid of that anymore! They weren't… Continue reading Charleston Chews

bread, disaster, vegetarian

The Banana Nut Bread That Almost Wasn’t

As you might be able to tell from the uneven bake on these (top half lighter than the bottom) and the weird holes in the center of each loaf, this wasn't my finest work. Overall it tastes pretty good.Β The top half tastes really good! But this recipe needs some work. So what went wrong? I'm… Continue reading The Banana Nut Bread That Almost Wasn’t

cookies, desserts, vegetarian

Mom’s Fruitcake Cookies

We used to make fruitcake cookies every Christmas when I was little. My mom has come to visit the last several years for Christmas, and we've made them again every time. They're just so good!Β If you hate fruitcake, don't assume you'll hate these. They really don't taste like an actual fruitcake. The main similarity with… Continue reading Mom’s Fruitcake Cookies