How to Decorate Cookies with Royal Icing

Welcome to the first in what I plan to be a recurring “How-To” series here on Brown Eyed Baker. While recipes are all well and good, there are some...

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A Cookbook Giveaway!

Welcome to Brown Eyed Baker’s very first giveaway! A few weeks ago I was the lucky winner in Liliana’s giveaway of Field Guide to Cookies by Anita Chu of...

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Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

I love bagels and I was in the mood to do some baking. Since I had already made the original bagel recipe in The Bread Baker’s Apprentice, I decided...

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GO PENS! with All-Occasion Sugar Cookies

After coming painfully close to raising the Cup last year, the Pittsburgh Penguins have earned a rematch with the Detroit Red Wings in the Stanley Cup finals, set to...

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An Inspired Cobb Salad

The inspiration for this salad runs a few degrees deep. It all started with the California Brunch Special crepe from Crepes-a-Go-Go. This is my Chief Culinary Consultant’s favorite savory...

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Chocolate Chip Cookie-Topped Brownies

Brownies are good. Chocolate chip cookies are good. Chocolate chip cookie dough-topped brownies? Utterly delicious. These brownies take two of the most popular desserts – brownies and chocolate chip...

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Greek Celebration Bread – Christopsomos

This recipe is a variation on the Greek Celebration Bread (Artos).  I was immediately drawn to the Christopsomos because it appeared to be, in essence, the bread form of...

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