Peanut Butter + Chocolate Chunk Cookies

To me, the perfect peanut butter cookie is one that's soft, heavy on the peanut butter, and riddled with milk chocolate chunks.  This recipe is a twist on a recipe by the wonderful Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery in Boston.  If you don't have her cookbook, I strongly suggest you pick one up.  Everything I have…

Dinner Party Must: Clam Pasta

Recent experience has taught me that when planning a small dinner party, sometimes simplicity is key.  Simplicity doesn't have to mean tasteless, though.  My mother-in-law taught me this recipe for clam pasta that is easy yet anything but boring when it comes to flavor.  The best part?  It easily serves a 4-6 people without breaking…

The Business of Creatives: Class Recommendations

"But I am an ar-tist!"  *said in the most uppity voice possible* Well sister, you may be an artist, but if you want to be successful, I'm learning that you have to be a business-minded person as well.  I wanted to compile a few classes for you that have been so interesting to me as…