Spiced Polka Dot Cookies

Spiced Polka Dot Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

I’ve never made sugar cookies before.  But when looking for a fun, new cookie recipe for a cookie exchange, I found these in Dorie Greenspan’s book, Dorie’s Cookies.  I combined a couple of Dorie’s recipes for a delicious spiced sugar cookie rolled in pearl sugar which provides a sweet, crunchy exterior.  These are wonderfully unique,Read more

Key Lime Icebox Cake

Key Lime Icebox Cake slice (A Seat at the Table)

Here’s your go-to dessert for the summer!  Perfect for the summer, this dessert doesn’t require any baking and is refreshing and so simple to put together.  Icebox cakes became popular at the early 1900s as iceboxes (early forms of refrigerators) became more common. This icebox cake combines the flavors of key lime pie for a refreshinglyRead more

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies rolled in sugar (A Seat at the Table)

Today is my parents’ 40th wedding anniversary.  Sister’s first wedding anniversary is next week.  And the Boyfriend is now the Fiancé!  We got engaged on May 21st during a lovely picnic by a lake.  We’re incredibly excited for this next step in our lives together!  And what better way to celebrate these romantic occasions thanRead more

Vietnamese Iced Coffee Ice Cream

Vietnamese Iced Coffee Ice Cream with Almond Brittle (A Seat at the Table)

Mom and I love Vietnamese Iced Coffee.  If you’ve never had it, it’s super rich coffee that’s mixed over ice with condensed milk.  It’s pretty amazing.  But unfortunately, Mom and I are very sensitive to caffeine and there’s not a decaf version.  That’s why when I saw this recipe for Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream, IRead more