lavender peach macarons

lavender peach macarons

  baking with lavender always makes me feel a little weird. it has a lovely taste, but using even a quarter teaspoon too much can quickly make a flavor go from 'delicately floral' to 'hotel soap.' in this recipe, finely ground lavender buds add character to the simple, meringue-based macaron cookie, and any soapiness is offset by [...]

big mac(aron)

big mac(aron)

these would be good for a weirdly themed party. maybe some ironic hipster kickback where all the grub is fast food from scratch? or an american girl doll mcdonald's tea party? makes two dozen big macs i used a basic macaron recipe tinted with cocoa powder for the bun, topped it with a slice of fondant [...]