Oatmeal Cookie Perfection

Before we start, let me tell me you I know about the recipe under the Quaker oats cap.  I’ve made it.  It’s good.  It makes great cookies and you’re looking for super simple, go ahead and make that one. And I was fine with that cookie until I had a life changing event: eating anContinue reading “Oatmeal Cookie Perfection”

General Rob’s Sesame Chicken

My kids love General Gau’s/Tso’s chicken or Sesame Chicken as a dish from Chinese restaurants.  I always knew it was not a health dish, because it was likely rolled in flour and deep fried before being covered with a sickeningly sweet sauce.   I also know that any time you can make something at home,Continue reading “General Rob’s Sesame Chicken”

New York Style Black and White Cookies: Baking for Harmony

My wife is a teacher and asked if there was anything I could bake to represent Martin Luther King, Jr day.  After discarding many ideas, we concluded Black and Whites would be appropriate as a sweet treat for her classes.  Though in the final execution, some of them look more Yin-Yang looking than half moon, they taste great,Continue reading “New York Style Black and White Cookies: Baking for Harmony”