One of my favorite parts about cooking is the adventure. Any time I see a dish that I’ve never eaten, I know I can look up recipes online and try to make it myself. Many new foods I’ve had for the first time because I made them myself. Once I developed a good understanding of basic cooking skills, I had more successes than flops, which boosted my cooking confidence and encouraged me to keep exploring. One of my favorite cooking adventures was madeleines.

Continue “Madeleines”

Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate Chip Scones

Mmm, scones. They’re a breakfast staple around our house, especially for busy mornings. These chocolate chip scones are perfect with a cup of coffee or eaten on the go. My husband likes to enjoy one as a late-night snack. They stand up well to a few seconds in the microwave if you like them warm, too.

I’ve made these many times, usually late at night when I realize we’re out of breakfast options for the morning. They come together fast, and they don’t take long to bake. There’s just enough time to enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine while the house fills with the smell of chocolate. I think I could make these scones in my sleep, and I’ve certainly dreamed about them.

Continue “Chocolate Chip Scones”