Bis-Cotto (Twice Baked)

If you’ve ever gone to any coffee shop ever you’ve probably have had or at least have seen biscotti. With the help of google and thenibble.com I found out that these little cookies came from Italy and the name comes from Latin Bis – meaning twice and Cotto/coctum – meaning cooked/baked. Very interesting stuff. Since…

Life is Like a Pizza – A Combination of Things

The other night I was stressed about what to have for dinner. I decided on pizza. I made my own crust which took a total of 20 minutes. Making your own pizza is so easy it’s insane. The only thing I need to work on is my crust recipe. And there are so many out…

Peanut-less Peanut Butter Cookies

How many of you out there know someone with a peanut allergy? I happen to know several people who have peanut allergies, my boyfriend being one of them. His allergies are so severe that even I tell restaurants I’m allergic to peanuts too just to be safe. Lucky for me, I don’t care about peanuts…

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – Friend or Foe?

When I was little I bit into what I thought was a chocolate chip cookie…I immediately realized I made a huge mistake and I’ve despised oatmeal raisin cookies ever since. However, I am currently still on a so-called “diet” and to make myself feel better about cookies I’ve decided to make oatmeal raisin with whole…