Posts Categorized: vanilla

Anything But Plain: Vanilla Oreo Birthday Cake

Posted by & filed under buttercream, cake, golden oreos, vanilla.

It’s hot and humid here in good ‘ol NYC, and I’ve had enough of the weather. The number one lesson I’ve learned about this sticky, stuffy, oppressive heat — aside from the fact that it makes me one cantankerous little lady — is it really, really puts a damper on any attempt to make buttercream. … more »

There’s No Place Like New York City: Black and White Cookies

Posted by & filed under black and white, chocolate, cookies, lemon, New York, vanilla.

What comes to mind when you think of New York City? The Empire State Building? World-class shopping? Broadway? Bagels? While these are certainly representative, by now you know I’m going for the sweet stuff. For me, there’s nothing better about New York City than Black and White Cookies.  If you’ve never been here and haven’t… more »

The Last Days of Summer: Lemon Ricotta Cookies

Posted by & filed under Food Network, giada de laurentiis, lemon, Quick and Easy, ricotta, vanilla.

As the summer of 2011 (un)officially comes to a close, TRB took the opportunity to bake up one last light, lemony treat. Inspired by Giada De Laurentiis’s Lemon Ricotta Cookie recipe, TRB topped off these delicious, traditional Italian cookies with a vanilla glaze (instead of the lemon glaze the recipe calls for). Sprinkles are entirely optional,… more »