Rebekah LaCount

Random Thoughts Pt. 5

Hi there! I’m back. I didn’t mean to be MIA, but life happens. I really haven’t done much new baking/cooking since the last time I posted. My attention has been focused more in other areas. We are very fortunate to have our daughter in a Montessori school. It’s a small, but amazing school. We love … Random Thoughts Pt. 5 Read More »

Random Thoughts Pt. 4

Last weekend, we had some very good friends over for dinner. I made the Lahori Chicken and Potato Curry with rice and a lemon almond tart (recipe to come). I had a major moment of panic while cooking the chicken.  My nose was lightly stuffy, so I really couldn’t smell very well. Once I put … Random Thoughts Pt. 4 Read More »

Russian Tea Cakes

  Russian tea cakes (aka Mexican wedding cookies) are dense cookies with chopped walnuts rolled in confectioners’ sugar that look like little snowballs.  It has become a staple cookie in our home during the holidays. While this cookie is rolled in confectioners’ sugar, it’s not overly sweet and almost a little salty even though there … Russian Tea Cakes Read More »

Pumpkin Streusel Cake

When I was in graduate school, I made this pumpkin bar recipe. It was a cross between a pumpkin cake and pumpkin pie with a crumb top. We have moved several times since I made that recipe and I lost it.  It also used a box cake mix to make the crumb topping. My version … Pumpkin Streusel Cake Read More »

Quick and Easy Fudge

After making fudge last year, I wondered if I could come up with a quicker and easier way to make fudge. The Peanut Butter Fudge from last year had me pondering if I could do something similar with chocolate. After a couple of tries, this fudge is what I came up with. It is a … Quick and Easy Fudge Read More »

Vegan Sugar Cookies

A couple of my daughter’s classmates are allergic to eggs, so for her Thanksgiving Day lunch I made vegan sugar cookies. These are very similar to my regular sugar cookies. Her school is also nut free, so I omitted the almond extract. A quick tutorial on how to decorate these and other cookies without the … Vegan Sugar Cookies Read More »