Mindy Trotta

Mindy Trotta spent many years as an editor behind a desk, and then switched to working behind the oven as a pastry chef. She is the owner of Flour Girl Desserts Company. Her blog, "Relocation: The Blog," chronicles her life and love of food.

A Duet of Meatballs for Summer’s Swan Song

Suzanne Goin Meatballs

As the summer wanes and cooking begins to move indoors, comfort food is what will get your family and friends  to gather around the table once again. Back from their far-flung journeys and sand-covered explorations, no longer are they yearning for traditional summer food. Here we have two recipes that will do the trick. They…

Coconut Browned Butter Cookies

browned butter cookies Mindy trotta

I am going to put it all out there…I am not a fan of coconut. BUT, I am a fan of thin, crisp cookies and Browned Butter, so when my friend Helene Bludman posted a link to these Coconut Browned Butter Cookies from Smitten Kitchen (one of my favorite food websites), I took notice. Browned Butter puts…