Oatmeal Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady This cookie is not a cookie that has oatmeal, it is an oatmeal cookie where the oatmeal is primary, thick and chewy. It’s based on a recipe given by America’s Test Kitchen. Mine do not have raisins, because getting a raisin when you are expecting a chocolate chip is one of…

Butterscotch Banana Cream Pie

by Heather Harris Brady This pie was something of a revelation for me, because I decided to apply my “browned butter makes everything better” theory. And you know what? So far, browned butter does make everything better. In this case, I used it in the crumb crust. Normally I find crust a little ho-hum, to…

Fresh Rhubarb Cake with Cardamom Syrup

by Heather Harris Brady Longtime readers will doubtless remember my rhubarb epiphany mentioned last year, but I couldn’t very well do that pie again. So, with a big, crispy bunch of rhubarb in hand I decided to dream up something else. Dorie Greenspan did a fig cake with a sauce reduction so I borrowed that…

B.S. (Brown Butter & Sea Salt) Rice Krispie Treats

by Heather Harris Brady Whaaa? I signed on for macarons and baking then she gives me something off a cereal box?!? Not so quick my friends – these are simple, yes, but they just might rock your world. You see, the B.S. stands for brown butter and sea salt! Kids still love these but they…

Apple Butter Bundt Cake with Browned Butter Glaze

by Heather Harris Brady If you’re expecting the promised squash baking tutorial from the pumpkin cookie recipe, sorry! Those photos have gone MIA so I will cover that in my next post. Instead, I bring you cake.  This is a moist bundt cake that you could bake in mini pans for hostess gifts or put…