Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Austin Macaron Review

by on April 6, 2012 · 13 comments

The Patisserie

Hello cookie fans! While Anna and Fuzz are off terrorizing the high seas this weekend, you’re stuck with me. However, unlike the last few times, I actually have a story to tell you about cookies! So sit down and let me tell you the tale of how I managed to find, purchase, and taste some […]


Published on April 6, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email
Frosting Creations Flavors

Thanks to All You Magazine and Duncan Hines for today’s giveaway. To promote new Duncan Hines Frosting Creations, they are offering three readers sample kits with a copy of All You magazine, four boxes of cake mix,  and four different flavors of Frosting Creations, a product designed to help you “unleash your inner dessert artist”. […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Published on March 26, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Happy Birthday Michelangelo

by on March 6, 2012 · 4 comments

oreo cheesecakes

Happy Birthday, Michelangelo!  Born on March 6, 1475, Michelangelo’s best known work includes the Sistine Chapel, The David and the Pietà.   He shares his birthday with The Oreo.    Born in 1912, the Oreo’s best known work includes the Double Stuff, the Cool Mint Creme and The Golden Oreo. Celebrate both occasions with an Italian dinner […]


Published on March 6, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Plastic Container City Giveaway

by on February 23, 2012 · 190 comments

Basket 1

Remember Spatula City from the Weird Al movie, UHF?  Well, I’ve got something  better.  Out of Brooklyn, NY, it’s Plastic Container City — your one stop shop for plastic containers, unique cupcake decorations and various holiday themed packaging including  Easter decorating supplies. For those of you tired of paying $3.99 for a cute box at […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Published on February 23, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

A Cake for National Margarita Day

by on February 21, 2012 · 7 comments


It’s a little late to post a Fat Tuesday recipe, so in honor of the upcoming National Margarita Day on February 22, here’s a cake to consider. The cake itself is key lime, but the icing really does taste like margarita. I could use one right now, btw. Key Lime Bundt Cake with Margarita Icing


Published on February 21, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Flax and Garlic Crackers

by on February 1, 2012 · 11 comments

flax and garlic crackers

Fuzz and I aren’t dieting, but she loves savory snacks and wanted to try this flax and garlic cracker recipe from a low carb page on About.com. With 37 reviews and a bunch of stars, I figured we couldn’t go wrong. And I guess we didn’t. The crackers were okay — not …


Published on February 1, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Organizing Recipes with One Note

by on January 4, 2012 · 20 comments

One Note

Up until recently, I organized my recipes by pasting them into Microsoft Word files.  It was the fastest method I knew, but it had its drawbacks and I was happy to discover a better way — one that had been on my computer all along.  If you have Office 2010, chances are you have it […]


Published on January 4, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Best of the West Cookie Contest Winners

by on December 16, 2011 · 3 comments

Back in October I told you about the Booktrib Best of the West Cookie Contest.  To promote a new romance novel called A Lawman’s Christmas, Booktrib hosted a contest asking readers to come up with a cowboy themed Christmas cookie to win a trip to Las Vegas.   The winners have been selected.  Have fun […]


Published on December 16, 2011