Recipe: Whoopie Chais (or Chai Whoopie Pies)

Recipe: Whoopie Chais (or Chai Whoopie Pies)

When I was making tandoori-style chicken sandwiches the other night, I kept thinking it would be nice to have some chai cookies to go along with it. I had just been over to Rebecca Johnson’s house for a tea party—a chai tea party, because she is the founder of Chaibecca, a boutique chai company...

Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe

Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe

Whew! It’s been a whirlwind week of travel for me—which is why this post is a little late in coming! Last week, I told you about a dinner party I held at which each course of the meal corresponded to a course I took from a local shop!  We did a cheese course and...

Low-Sugar Carrot Cupcakes

Low-Sugar Carrot Cupcakes

I wanted my little one to have the joy of a birthday cupcake—without the sugar crash. So I concocted these low-sugar carrot cake cupcakes for her first birthday party from a muffin recipe. They were a big hit with little people and big people alike!

Recipe: Laughing Lemon Sponge Pie

Recipe: Laughing Lemon Sponge Pie

The name of this website, Laughing Lemon Pie, comes from a cooking mishap that has become the stuff of legend in my family. Many years ago, my grandmother made a lemon pie for the family, but something must have gone slightly awry in the kitchen, because as the pie was served, everyone noticed immediately...