Kentucky’s cookie imitates its famous Derby Pie, with chunks of dark chocolate, crunchy chopped pecans, and a hint of bourbon.
This baklava is a cross between an apple pie and baklava, with layers of flaky phyllo pastry, pecans, and diced apples, soaked in maple syrup.
Almost every year I knock myself out baking for Christmas. Past journals tell of exhausting marathons through homemade candies, batches of cookies, rum cakes, stollen, and other treats to send to friends and bring to family gatherings. In years past I’ve sent care packages to friends, usually including four different things but often stollen, rum […]
Kansas’ cookie is as sunshiny as a sunflower, with hearty oats, nutty toasted sunflower seeds, and sweet butterscotch chips.
For most tourists, a trip to Milan evokes images of reckless shopping at precariously-priced luxury stores along with an art museum visit and perhaps a selfie with the indecently grandiose Duomo (cathedral) di Milano. Unlike many Italian cities, it’s not known as a place to get an exceptional meal deal. After engaging in the obligatory […]
Iowa’s cookie is not quite a cookie, not quite a muffin, and imitate apple fritters, with bits of fresh apple and a cinnamon glaze.
Among the many virtues of the cuisine of Italy is it’s unmatched simplicity. Despite all the gastronomic innovations taking place worldwide, many can agree that the most satisfying dishes to come out of Italian kitchens are those consisting of straightforward, seasonal ingredients that are prepared using traditional methods. The concept of simplicity may be most […]
Indiana’s cookie is basically a snickerdoodle with nutmeg added to the cinnamon sugar mixture.
Illinois’ cookie is a simple vegan drop cookie chock-full of chocolate chips and coconut.
Idaho’s cookie is sweet and savory shortbread with walnuts, chocolate chips, and potato chips.