Which do you prefer, soft or crunchy? (Kristy McCarron/DC on Heels)

A Softer Gingersnap

The Perfect, Soft Ginger Cookie For as long as I can remember, my parents have eaten two gingersnap cookies every night after dinner. This of course, only happens in the fall, when cooler weather hits and tea season is back in session. And with that, for as long as I can
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Scary, delicious meringue ghosts. (Photo: Kristy McCarron/DC on Heels)

The Versatile Treat

Meringues: The Perfect Holiday Cookie I fell in love with meringues when my brother married his wife, who hasCeliacs Disease and all of a sudden holiday parties and desserts became much more of a panic.Everything has flour, of course! And then, I discovered the wonderful (and
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Round Challah (Photo: Kristy McCarron/DC on Heels)

Rosh Hashanah Treats

A Spin on Jewish Honey Cake The start of Autumn is signified with a few key events: freshly sharpened pencils, new copybooks, turn of the weather (not quite in D.C.), the first pumpkin spice latte, crisper apples and the many fall Jewish holidays. This year, not being of Jewish
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