Roll Out Cookie Recipe

  Here is a Roll Out Cookie Recipe. This one came from a Mommy I chased  down after tasting her classroom treats 10 years ago in Preschool classes for my oldest. She made them as lollipops, buy viagra sales a circle cookie with a stick in the side, then decorated to resemble a pink lolly. Thanks […]

Macadamia Nuts Congo Bars Recipe

Five years ago I found this recipe in a magazine and was attracted to the golden nugget macadamia nuts + chocolate + caramel.  It sounded out of this world. Grammie, who visited from Fort Wayne, Indiana every year, might like these. I brought a tin to my mom’s house and I remember her smile when […]

Chocolate Pecan Rolo Cookie Recipe

The sink is full of soapy warm water and the oven is humming all day long.  The Sugar and Spice cookie factory is running at full tilt. Last night, after many cookies were cooling, I asked which one had the highest rating among the tribe.  This Chocolate Pecan Rolo Cookie Recipe was the hands-down winner.  Why is […]

Reese’s Peanut Butter Minis Cookie Recipe

In the spirit of the season some online friends asked if I want to be apart of a cookie exchange. Living all over the country, the thought of receiving cookies from a far away place sounded fun and festive. Alison Buckley from was my baker.  When her chocolate chip cookies arrived, what a joy. But wait, they […]

Mexican Wedding Cakes Cookie Recipe

It’s hard this year knowing Gigi is now my kitchen angle and not a phone call away.  She encouraged me in the kitchen, especially when preparing dishes by her side. Through her kindness and ultimate patience, I became her dutiful sous chef.   That is me to the left, in her galley kitchen, age two. […]

Strawberry Pie

What to do with all these Strawberries of late?  Jam, Ice Cream Sundaes, in Spinach Salads and even infuse Vodka (recipe HERE).  It is all delectable. However, here at Basecamp, Strawberry Pie is a favorite.  If you would like to make one, it’s easy, just gather the following ingredients. Strawberry Pie: 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 1/2 […]

Pear Torte Recipe

This recipe marks a year of blogging.  It has been an amazing ride. For my readers that were around last year, remember that Feta Caramelized Onion Tart Recipe for my friends potluck party?  Click HERE for a refresher or if you would like the recipe. Well this year I was asked to help out again.  […]

C’est Magnifique Madeleine Cookie Recipe

In 13 years DH and I will go on sabbatical. We will visit France for 6 months and I’ll enroll in cooking school. One of the first and most simple thing you learn is how to make a perfect Madeleine Cookie Recipe. Recognizing this I have begun preparing for my future culinary undertaking. Madeleine’s are one […]

Macadamia Nut Fudge Brownies with Kahlua Hot Fudge

It is such an adult combo: Chocolate, Nuts and Liquor. Yes, Please. In my humble opinion, the two nuts that are in the superior nut category are Cashews and Macadamia nuts So while thinking about baking some great new/different brownie’s I went with Macadamia nuts instead of traditional walnuts. Macadamia nuts are mild enough to […]