Happy National Cookie Day 2017!!!!

Hey, everyone, happy national cookie day 2017!!! Sadly, I have no cookies to eat because it’s too late to run to the store (small town Tuscany probs). However, I hope everyone that reads this eats a cookie on this wonderful day. Bite in and appreciate the wonderful invention that is the COOKIE! For national cookie… Continue reading Happy National Cookie Day 2017!!!!

Halloween Cookies – Bar Petit – Scandicci (Firenze), Italia

Halloween is approaching, and some real spooky things have been going on in the vineyards, I’ve seen shadows in the wine cellar, and I think I saw a ghost. I managed to get a picture of the alleged ghost. Please, be warned, the picture below may be alarming. David, our local cookie and pastry connection… Continue reading Halloween Cookies – Bar Petit – Scandicci (Firenze), Italia

Chocolate Chip Cookies filled with Nutella – I made them

I don’t necessarily miss the USA, but I really, really miss chocolate chip cookies. In Italy, where I’m currently studying, chocolate chip cookies aren’t as popular as I had hoped (a real concern I had considered before leaving the states). Thus, I made some chocolate chip cookies to satisfy my cravings and to share with… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies filled with Nutella – I made them

Chocolate Cookie – Chilkoot Cafe and Cyclery – Stillwater, MN

Another weekend, another bike ride, not just another cookie. Chilkoot gets the chocolate cookie right with an optimal amount of dough-to-chocolate ratio. We rode out to Stillwater and wanted to see the new bridge this past weekend. We saw the new bridge, we went into Wisconsin, then we immediately turned around and went to Chilkoot… Continue reading Chocolate Cookie – Chilkoot Cafe and Cyclery – Stillwater, MN

Chocolate Chip Cookie – Penny’s – Minneapolis, MN

Please, everyone, don’t be alarmed. There is a new cookie on the block! Rustica needs to move the heck over and say “Hello” to Penny’s. A coworker of mine, Katelin, took me to Penny’s on a rainy Wednesday morning. Little did I know, this was the perfect morning to visit Penny’s. Penny’s is eloquent, hip,… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie – Penny’s – Minneapolis, MN

Chocolate Chip Cookie – Whole Foods Market -Minneapolis, MN

Whole Foods typically lives up to expectations in terms of their baked items. However, these cookies really do a nice job of reflecting the amount of work the bakers at Whole Foods put into their products. This cookie is nothing particularly special. However, it is delicious, and it is a cookie, making it special in… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie – Whole Foods Market -Minneapolis, MN

Mexican Chocolate & Ginger-Molasses Cookies! – Seward Community Co-op – Seward, MN

Sofie is the best. For a variety of reasons but one in particular that gets me every time, she brings me COOKIES! Anyone that brings me cookies wins me over almost instantly. However, when Sofie brings me cookies, I don't just eat cookies and write about them, I experience what love really means; eating cookies… Continue reading Mexican Chocolate & Ginger-Molasses Cookies! – Seward Community Co-op – Seward, MN