Brownies/Bars

Tahini Swirled Brownies

Tahini Swirled Brownies

Tahini can provide things such a subtle savory note. These tahini swirled brownies weren’t overwhelmed with tahini flavor in the slightest. The lack of gluten made them crumbly but also melt-in-your-mouth. So don’t expect your typical cakey or fudgy brownies with these. I’d been craving […]

Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodle Bars

More pumpkin! Contain your enthusiasm. Before we get into the awesome that are these cookie-pie-bar-things though, we need to talk about my [new?] favorite pizza in Portland. Tastebud isn’t new by any means, but the restaurant in Multnomah Village is. They had a location years […]

Chewy Gingerbread Bars

We had friends in town from San Francisco for the weekend, and they generally bring ridiculously good weather for some reason. I don’t know how they do it, but they have yet to see the famed Portland rain. Andrew played host and tour guide while […]

Cocoa Brownies

Tickets have been purchased. Portland to Bangkok and Bangkok to Portland 20 days later. I. Cannot. Wait. Well, not for the 23 hour flights, but you know what I mean. We narrowed down our original ambitious plan to focusing mostly on Thailand, with maybe a […]

Meyer Lemon Bars

I’ve been so excited about these hints of sunshine and warmer [50° is warm, okay?] weather that I actually put the heater away. I keep an oil heater down in the entry way during the cooler months to take the edge off because it’s two […]

Lemon Blueberry Bars

I’m breaking up with soy. Here I thought dairy was my only problem, but I guess things aren’t ever that simple. The backstory, in case you’re new to the game, is that in my early 20s I was breaking out like a puberty stricken teen […]