Candy · Cookies · Fairy Tale · Gingerbread · Historical · NovElla

Hansel, Gretel, and the Rise of Gingerbread

“Hansel and Gretel” is a fairy tale about a brother and sister lost in the woods. They come across a witch’s cottage made entirely of sweets. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm included it in their Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children’s and Household Tales) book. Gingerbread has a spicy history, and it was formed into the shape of… Continue reading Hansel, Gretel, and the Rise of Gingerbread

Banannabelle · Cookies

Noatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

As part of my gluten-free diet, I no longer eat oatmeal; but with these healthy Noatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies, I don’t even miss it anymore! Flakes of buckwheat replace the oats in these hearty cookies. All the nutritional benefits of buckwheat make these a healthy start to the new year. Even if you didn’t make… Continue reading Noatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies