Category Archives: Recipes

Living a life of books is sweet like this Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie recipe

Through three states and at least a dozen moves, the books traveled with me. “Wuthering Heights,” “The Trust,” “On Bended Knee,” “Fahrenheit 451,” “Charlotte’s Web” and so many others. I’d collected them since childhood — the volumes I loved most or attached some varying sentimental value to. Ones I’d studied in college. Earmarked copies of books […]

Banana Blueberry Coffee Cake

On a whim, I bought a few lottery tickets over the weekend. It was an out-of-the-ordinary moment for me. Unless the jackpot reaches gargantuan levels, I never buy them. But this time, it was just for fun. Buying the tickets, a slogan for the New York State Lottery popped into my head: “Hey, you never […]

Camaraderie and Rocky Road Brownies

I was maybe 10 years old the first time I experienced a blizzard. My mom and I were flying back from our annual mother-daughter skiing trip in Aspen, Colorado, when our flight was unexpectedly grounded in Cleveland. Outside, the snow was coming down at a rapid clip and winds had it swirling so fast that […]