COOKIES

Portland Party & Good Student Cookies

August was bonkers – I wrapped up SugarSlam III with a bit of controversy, headed to Portland for the International Food Blogger Conference and then to St. Louis for my cousin’s wedding. As soon as I got back Teno started first grade, and then the Chicago...

Over the Top Cookies for Colt Cabana

Near the end of last week I received a text from CM Punk that read something like, “Hey, I know you’re old and stuff so it’s probably too late for you, but it’s Cabana’s birthday next week and we’re having a surprise party on...

F Arbor Day: Cheryl’s Revenge Vegan Cookies

When I was about to watch The Evil Dead for the first time at a slumber party back in high school, the very first scene that my friend described to me was the scene for which I wrote this recipe. I’m not sure why she thought “this one girl gets raped by a tree” would...

Favorite Holiday Recipes + A Pretty Giveaway

It seems I’ve developed somewhat of a reputation for being a Grinch. Just because I hate everything about the holidays doesn’t mean I don’t want you guys to have a good time! So, not only have I rounded up all of my favorite holiday recipes, but...

Plant Based 101 – A Crash Course in Going Vegan

This post is for those of you thinking about changing your eating habits. Whether you want to try vegetarianism or veganism, or you simply want to try to cut back on meat and dairy and eat more veggies. It’s a crash course at best, but I hope you find it...

Cookies from the Land of Fruits and Nuts

Note: These 28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge posts tend to be part recipe, part journal. So if you’re just here for the recipe , feel free to skip all my yackity shmakity. When we were teenagers, my friend Jenny and I traveled to San Francisco with her parents....

Teno’s Apple Oatmeal Cookies

When I told Teno I was going to post his recipe on my website he said, “You have a WEBSITE?” That’s right kid, The Electric Company, Word World and your mom all have websites. Pretty impressive if you’re a four year old. He didn’t think...

Sweet Potato Cookies + Crazy About Cookies

One of the perks of being Lady Destroy is getting a peek at all the newest baking books and having anyone give a damn about my opinion. I recently reviewed a copy of Crazy About Cookies: 300 Scrumptious Recipes for Every Occasion & Craving and thought I’d...

The Cursed Baker (or, Why Vegan Baking is Fun)

Now I’m no food stylist, but I can usually make a plate of cookies not look like a pile of scabs. But when your car and your camera break on the same day, and you decide to move out of your apartment and your son gets chronically constipated all at the same time...

Vegan Oatmeal Cream Pies

homemade oatmeal cream pies Originally uploaded by Bake & Destroy! I am somewhat obsessed with recreating my favorite snack cakes at home. I think the homemade Twinkies and Zingers at Angel Food Bakery are what started it. Me? I was always an oatmeal cream pie...

The Chicago Diner Vegan Bakery

chicago diner cookiesOriginally uploaded by littlepretty Today’s visit to The Chicago Diner reminded me of how much I love their bakery. I’ve been slacking on my bakery reviews lately, mostly because I post so many on Yelp but that ends now. There was a...