It’s still cold and snowy in New England and on Cape Cod where I live—but it’s finally March, and my thoughts are turning green. Yes, green as in spring—but, even sooner, green as in shamrocks, leprechauns, and St. Patrick’s Day.
Earlier this week, I posted the top ten recipes on my site as viewed by my readers in 2014. Three of the four copycat recipes for Levain Bakery’s sensationally decadent cookies made their second appearance in the Top Ten most viewed recipes. They were Levain Bakery’s Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies, Levain Bakery’s Dark Chocolate Peanut [...]
Here for your drooling pleasure are the most popular recipes on my blog in 2014 as determined by readers. The top three recipes—all copycat recipes for Levain Bakery cookies—also made an appearance on last year’s list proving them to be among the most googled internet recipes as bakers seek to duplicate Levain’s awesome cookies.
I know it’s redundant, but I am an Italian foodie. My two sisters and I grew up in a thoroughly Italian household with a Sicilian mom and a Neopolitan dad—both equally good cooks. My dad and uncle owned a small Italian restaurant together, and it was the place to go for great home style Italian food, including wonderful homemade pizza. My dad has passed on; but, to this day, even if my 80-plus-year-old mom doesn’t know you’re coming, she’ll pull a 5-course meal out of the fridge in no time flat.