Perfect Pound Cake

INGREDIENTS 3-1/4 cups sugar 3/4 pound unsalted butter, room temperature 6 extra large eggs, or 8 large, room temperature 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup milk 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp nutmeg INSTRUCTIONS Preheat your oven to 325° F. Grease and flour a 12 cup bundt cake […]

The Perfect Soft Gingerbread Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup butter (softened) 1 cup light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 cup molasses (NOT blackstrap) 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar OR white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Dry Ingredients: 5 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Gingerbread Spice Mix: 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Instructions Make the cookie dough: Place the sugar & butter in a large mixing bowl and beat with an […]

Grandma’s Perfect Jam Thumbprint Cookies

IngredientsFor the Cookies 1 cup (2 sticks or 226 g) unsalted butter, softened ⅔ cup (80 g) confectioners’ sugar, sifted 2 egg yolks from large eggs (mine weighed 36 g w/o shells) 2 teaspoons (10 ml) pure vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon (1.25 ml) pure almond extract, optional ¼ teaspoon (1.2 g) fine-grain sea salt 2½ cups (300 g) unbleached all-purpose flour For the Sugar Coating ⅔ cup (133 g) granulated cane sugar, or regular granulated sugar For the Jam Filling […]

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour see notes below 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter see notes below, room temperature 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 6 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips I used Ghiradelli semi-sweet Instructions Preheat […]

Perfect Oven Baked Chicken Breast

Ingredients 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp paprika* 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional) 1 tbsp dried parsley 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breast olive oil 2 tbsp butter Instructions Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  Mix together garlic powder, onion, paprika, chili powder, pepper, salt, crushed red pepper flakes, and parsley together in a small ramekin.  Slice the large […]

Perfect Apple Pie Cookies

IngredientsFor Apple Pie Filling : 3 apples (about 1 lbs.)-peeled and sliced into 8 slices each 1–2 tablespoon lemon juice 3 tablespoon white sugar 3 tablespoon brown sugar 3 tablespoon corn starch 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon A dash of nutmeg 3/4 cup water For Pie Crust : 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter cut into cubes-chilled […]


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