This recipe is a family favorite, given to my mom by my grandma over 10 years ago, and made for many an event, church dinner, and birthday ever since. Despite how many times we’ve made it, we still love it, and the cookies rarely last longer than a day or two in our kitchen.[Read more…] about toll house pan cookies recipe
With my twenty-first birthday on the horizon, I’ve had the fun task of choosing the menu items for the party — as is the tradition in my family — and, of course, one of the menu items is the cake. Now there are several in my family that don’t care for cake that much, or would much rather prefer a different dessert in place of it. For example, my older brother has had pumpkin pie for his birthday since he was five or six, which is almost my whole life. At any rate, I’ve been exploring alternative options for my “cake” and recalled last year in which I made my own ice cream.
Tea. The worldwide phenomenon that many claim dates back to roughly 2730 B.C. in ancient China. Whether we know the exact origin of tea or not, no one can deny that tea has been widely made, consumed, loved, and passed down through the generations for a very long time — and with good reason. The abundant benefits of tea are used by many to achieve healthier weight loss, sleep, pain, and energy levels. They even assist in the healing of ailments such as cardiovascular and degenerative diseases, several cancers, diabetes, and arthritis, all of which is thanks to their polyphenols, caffeine, fats, amino acids, and other such helpful ingredients. So with tea being so healthy and delicious, it makes sense that recipes may be necessary — however simple they are — to make the best, most impactful cup. And here we are!