Home Sweets Cookies and Bars

Cookies and Bars

Orange Bizcochitos

    Whew! Our decorations are up...The house is in full holiday mode. Two trees, 5 stockings, all those wreaths. Suddenly it's Christmastime at the Kee home. Or maybe...

Kitchen Pantry Kouign-Amann

    Lizzy -when she was working in Paris after college- kept telling us about this unbelievable sweet, soft yet crispy pastry with a caramelized  bottom. It originated outside Paris, in Brittany,...

Kitchen Pantry Granola Bars

Even though it's well into February, the Ghost of Christmas Past is still hanging around and haunting the Kees. All around the kitchen I...

Honey Gingerbread and Kürtőskalács

The Budapest Christmas Fair may be small, but it packs a sensory-overload of sounds, smells and sights into a few city blocks. The two...

Italian Pistachio Cookies

Those naughty Sicilians! Leave it to Italy, the land that brought us Sophia Loren and Gina Lollobrigida, to have a sweet called "virgin's breast." Whether...

Banana Gingerbread

Just in time for the holidays and cold weather, this recipe makes a dense, moist and healthy loaf.  It's a great alternative to boring...

Peanut Butter Caramel Blondies

Why? Because: It's the weekend. Oh, it's not? Well, it soon will be. Somewhere in your house, a football game is playing. And someone needs a...

Bourbon Lovers Mississippi Mud Cake

The Kee kids used to beg for Mississippi Mud Cake every birthday. Since their cousins did, too, we would eat this gooey, chocolate dessert...

The Brazilian Kitchen by Leticia Schwartz…Texas style

How many cookbooks do you own? Ten? Fifteen? Fifty? If you're like me, when you find one you like, you go out and buy ALL...

Bakewell Tart

After visiting Borough Market in London, we made a delicious discovery: the buttery, rich bakewell tart. Kin to the American lemon square, it has a...