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Bruleed Vanilla+ Blood Orange Coffee Cake

Bruleed Vanilla+ Blood Orange Coffee Cake

Serves 8 1-2   Ingredients:   blood oranges, washed and thinly sliced 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter, room temperature, plus more for greasing pan 2 eggs, room temperature 1 tbsp Cook’s...
Vanilla Plum Butter With Thyme + Spelt Biscuits

Vanilla Plum Butter With Thyme + Spelt Biscuits

Makes about 8 biscuits and 4 cups plum butter Plum Butter Ingredients: 4 lbs plums (any variety you can get your hands on, I used a mix of red and black) 2 1/2 cups organic cane sugar sugar 1/2 cup water 2 vanilla beans, split in half lengthwise and pod reserved juice...
Vanilla Compound Butter

Vanilla Compound Butter

Who’s ready for a long weekend?! I have the easiest and most delicious recipe for vanilla compound butter to turn your brunch vibes up a notch this weekend using Cook’s quality vanilla beans. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1  vanilla bean, seeds scraped...
Malted Butterscotch Cookies

Malted Butterscotch Cookies

Makes about 3 dozen cookies Ingredients: 2 sticks (8 oz) unsalted European butter 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs, room temperature 1 tbsp  Cookie Pure Vanilla Extract 3 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup malted milk powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp...
The Mysteries of Mexican Vanilla

The Mysteries of Mexican Vanilla

The birthplace of vanilla, Mexico produces some of the world’s finest vanilla beans. But there is often a lot of confusion about Mexican vanilla extracts. Let’s untangle them. All vanilla beans derive their quality not from the region where they are grown, but from...

Thumbprint Cookies

Servings: 4 Dozen | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 13 Minutes Ingredients 1 cup butter ½ cup brown sugar 2 egg yolks (reserve the whites) Two tsp pure Cook’s Choice vanilla extract or Cook’s Organic Pure Bourbon Vanilla Extract 2 cups sifted flour ½...
How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract Anyone who has gone to the grocery store to pick up a bottle of Pure Vanilla Extract knows that vanilla extract prices are sky high! But vanilla extract is an essential ingredient for baked goods and desserts that simply are not...