Shortbread Cookies for Mom

Drinking tea before bed is a time-honored tradition with the women in my family. As long as I can remember, my mom, aunts and grandmother always made a cup of Lipton‘s tea with a dash of milk – sometimes accompanied by a cookie. When my mom helped me move into my LA apartment, the first…

Banana Pound Cake

I always buy too many bananas. My solution? Pound Cake. Once the bananasĀ  turn brown I just throw them in the freezer. I think the process of freezing and defrosting the bananas really helps with the texture and flavor of the pound cake. They look pretty slimy but trust me it pays off! When I…