Posts Tagged ‘ Food Network ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Chewy Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

You’ll recognize this recipe from last year: same basic idea, same basic recipe. But for our second batch, the Tiny Kitchen Assistant skipped the Andes and went straight for the big guns: Trader Joe’s miniature peanut butter cups used as chips in a a slightly modified version Alton Brown’s chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe. Oh yes. Really. […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Chewy Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Those who know my Tiny Kitchen Assistant know of his love of all things mint chocolate, from the mint chocolate chip muffins that he came up with as a preschooler to the bright green ice cream from Marianne’s in Santa Cruz. So when he said, “Hey, I have an idea for a really good cookie!” […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s In Season? March

In California, March is when we start to teeter on the edge of Spring. It taunts us. Market sellers hawk the first strawberries, but you know that they’re no better-tasting than the ones from the supermarket because they’re not yet offering samples; samples and Spring officially kick off in April. Towards the end of the […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Learning to Cook

Because I post recipes online, it seems only natural to assume that I learned how to cook by watching my mother and my grandmother. Wrong. While both cooked, neither one of them was a particularly stellar chef. My grandmother, for example, didn’t have any spices in the house, including salt and pepper. My mother had […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Fried Chicken

I may be ambivalent about meat in general, but that rule doesn’t seem to apply to good fried chicken. I don’t make it often, but there’s something to be said for that delicious crunchy crust. When I make a batch, I make enough to have leftovers for lunch and dinner the next day. I’ve been […] Read More