Category Archives: baking

Recipe: Chocolate and Date Yogurt Muffins

I have a partnership with Stonyfield to occasionally develop recipes using their yogurt (all opinions are my own).  I filled my fridge with their Plain Greek, and got baking! These were the muffins I brought to Mark/Jen’s Sunday Brunch.  Since it was pre-Valentine’s Day, I thought dates and chocolate would be appropriate… …and a little extra sugar. Even with the sprinkle, these

Christmas Cactus

Merry Xmas Everyone! We’re still in Joshua Tree but are heading back to LA soon.  So hard to leave this house (<—I just updated the previous post with AirBnB rental info). On my birthday morning (aka Christmas Eve/aka December 24th/aka yesterday) Abe and I did a little teamwork and made this Gingerbread Pear Cake! Using TJ’s box mix + a

Recipe: Cake Mix Stuffed Cookies

I’m the laziest baker, as you all know. I don’t want to measure.  Measuring = More things to clean.  This is why I’m a fan of box mixes. But I’m also impatient.  A cake can take half an hour or more to bake. Cake mix cookies?  They only take 10. I used oil instead of butter.  Because when I use