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

Ginger Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Candied Ginger

Ginger Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Candied Ginger (A Seat at the Table)

Oatmeal cookies are always a classic and these Ginger Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Candied Ginger have a fancy, fun twist.  I’m not much of a white chocolate or a candied ginger fan, but the white chocolate isn’t overwhelming and pairs really well with a little candied ginger, which has a nice warmth toRead more

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Ginger Cookie Crust

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Ginger Cookie Crust and Caramel Sauce (A Seat at the Table)

It’s definitely starting to feel like fall in Maryland.  The leaves are vibrant shades of yellows and reds, and I’m loving driving through the falling leaves.  It’s sweater weather, and the leaves are starting to crunch beneath your feet when you walk anywhere.  Fall is my favorite season.  And in the spirit of fall things,Read more

Turtle Cookies

Turtle Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

Have you ever had a turtle?  They’re a delicious family favorite candy from my childhood.  Pecans, encased in chewy caramel topped with sweet milk chocolate.  We used to get them around the holidays.  I’m still a big fan of the salty, sweet, crunchy, chewy combination.  These cookies are all of the delectable things I remember aboutRead more

Sesame Tahini Cookies

Sesame Tahini Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

Ok, I’m going to let you in on a secret.  When I hear that a dessert is vegan and/or gluten-free, I pretty much assume it can’t possibly be delicious.  This is entirely unfair.  I myself have made several delicious vegan or gluten-free desserts.  I know it’s not impossible, yet my skepticism remains.  But in an attemptRead more