“Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways. ” ― Oscar Wilde I was around seven or eight years old when Mom bought a set of cookbooks that opened the door for me to the world of baking. Back then, we only had the small… Continue reading Memory Lane: Candy-Coated Chocolate Chip Cookies
They say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. I'm not quite sure about that and currently, there's no man whose heart I wish to worm my way through. All I know is that when I saw my cousin post about these cookies that she baked, I just knew I had… Continue reading Just Baked: I Want to Marry You Cookies
“Count your cookies, not your problems.” ― Cookie Monster, The Joy of Cookies: Cookie Monster's Guide to Life I recently bought a pack of dried cranberries to put on my salad. After tiring of eating salad for a week, I wanted to do something else with my remaining cranberries. So, on a recent trip to… Continue reading Just Baked: White Chocolate Chip and Cranberry Cookies
“Values are like fingerprints. Nobody's are the same, but you leave 'em all over everything you do.” -Elvis Presley For a country where majority of the people are Catholics, the Holy Week is a very important event. In the Philippines, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday are declared non-working holidays. This means four days of rest… Continue reading Just Baked: Thumbprint Cookies
The comment section sometimes contains more information than the actual post. A friend at work recently tried going vegan for a day (and is planning to transition to being full vegan). I was then curious about vegan recipes and I chanced upon a double coconut cookie recipe from Gemma Stafford's Bigger Bolder Baking blog. I… Continue reading Just Baked: 3 Ingredients Coconut Cookies
“Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.” -Sandra Lee Snickerdoodle cookies are one of those I always have read about, heard about or watched in baking shows whether on TV or on YouTube. I have never tried it my entire life and… Continue reading Just Baked: Snickerdoodles!
I am thankful for activities to keep my mind and my hands (and feet too) busy. I am someone who needs to be doing something in order to keep my mind from being idle and wandering off to not-so-positive thoughts that only make me feel bad about myself. It's the third day since I sprained… Continue reading Productive Sunday!