Tag Archives: cookies

Recipe revision!

I made my first gingerbread of the season, and grabbed the recipe card I hand out instead of going to my original copy… well, I thought I made a big mistake!  I listed 1 teaspoon of ground cloves, but I thought it should be 1/4 or 1/2.  But it actually was 1 teaspoon.  So I’m […]

Warm

It’s just the beginning. ;)

Salty sweet

Cool evenings, time to start the oven. A peanut butter cookie jag is underway…  consolation for lost summer days & fading light. 1 1/4 cups unbleached flour 3/4 teas baking soda 1/2 teas baking powder 1/4 teas salt 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter, all natural 1 cup sugar 1 large humane egg 1 […]

Just desserts

Hippity hoppity, Easter’s on it’s way… Was there supposed to be lunch also?  I’ll save room for dessert! Happy Easter and Passover weekend, world.

Just a little more…

It’s always a little hard to say goodbye to Christmas for a whole year.  Here it will be a while before it’s all packed away.  And still some goodies to enjoy.  These little beauties courtesy a New Year’s visit with a trusty baker friend… I open the tin… I can’t eat these… much too pretty… […]

Fresh baked

Hot from the oven… fresh baked Christmas wishes to all!

And so it begins…

Sunny scenes as the holiday kitchen gears up.

Let them eat valentines

Ahh… Valentine’s Day.  A favorite excuse for a handmade treat, or five.  This year’s crop is ready to go, a heart shaped feast just once a year. Not to be underestimated, a bit of cocoa and some raspberry jam go a long way when it comes to matters of the heart.  And there is still […]

Good friends, good cookies

On my way to watch some super bowl commercials with friends… can’t show up empty handed, of course.  Maybe a tasty treat will make up for my lack of any sports knowledge whatsoever.  Quick, where’s that recipe, the one from my college roommate, I know I have those simple ingredients on hand.  And here it […]

Little gems… the butter kind

An old family favorite, these little butter cookies are a recipe from my mom’s long ago co-worker back in the day when she was one of the girls in the pool of clerks at Met Life in NYC.  Apparently Dolores was quite a cook, we’ve been making her cookies ever since… and in our house, […]