The Best Holiday Desserts

The Best Holiday Desserts Here's my list of the best holiday desserts.  Everything from cookies to pie, you will not be disappointed. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Nothing says the holidays more than pumpkin.  These cookies are easy to make, moist, and so tasty it is impossible to eat only one. Apple, Pear, and Dried Cherry…

Tulie Bakery

Tulie Bakery

Tulie Bakery Food: Top notch baked goods, sandwiches, and coffee.  The croissant and morning bun are must haves. Vibe: Modern and bright with natural lighting.  Seating is limited and can be difficult to come by during peak times. Service: Quick and friendly. Locations: 863 E. 700 S.  AND  1510 S. 1500 E. If I had to create…

Almond and Raspberry Thumbprints

Almond and Raspberry Jam Thumbprints

Almond and Raspberry Jam Thumbprints I grew up eating thumbprint cookies and could devour an entire plate in a day.  Being sentimental, I recreated the cookies of my childhood but with a few 'Leslie' changes: the addition of almond flour and almond extract.  The almond flavoring goes beautifully with the fruity jam and is a…

Collin Locke Shelledy Featured

Collin Locke Shelledy

Collin Locke Shelledy It's time to introduce you to our new addition, Collin Locke Shelledy.  He joined our family November 17, 2017 at roughly 10:30 am.  He weighed a whopping 8 pounds and was measured at 20 inches long.  Recovery has been going well.  I had a scheduled c-section, so my body didn't go through…

Salted Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie

Sea Salt Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sea Salt Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies With the holiday season in full swing, these sea salt tahini chocolate chip cookies are exactly what you need! Inspired by a David Leibovitz recipe, these cookies are nutty in flavor, chewy, and full of chocolate chip cookies.  What makes these cookies stand out?  The sesame seeds each cookie is…