Friday, December 21, 2012

Soft & Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

So, I love cookies.  Yes, you knew that.  Christmas was made for cookies.  Certainly you knew that too.  Since it’s Friday and since since it’s the eve of a four-day weekend, let’s go ahead and celebrate with one more cookie.  And since it’s not really Christmas without a soft...

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Wednesday Ramblings

This weekend Paul and I took a road trip.  We drank coffee, we drove, we shopped, we drove some more, we ate, we met some cool people (more on that soon!) and then we ate some more.  Including this ice cream come as big as my head: This week...

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Cinnamon Clove Coffee Cookies

Cinnamon Clove Coffee Cookies

As I mentioned this week, this holiday season has seen no shortage of cookies.  But, really, what would the holidays be without cookies?  All kinds of cookies – even cookies with cloves! When Katrina started rounding up participants for her second-annual I’ll Bring the Cookies event, I was so...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

How to: Host a Holiday Baking Party | Recipe: Salted Nut Bars

How to: Host a Holiday Baking Party

I have mentioned already a couple times this holiday season how many memories I have of baking holiday treats and holiday cookies and sharing them with friends and family.  It’s a day that I look forward to nearly every year.  This year, I started getting a little worried that...

Monday, December 17, 2012

Peace & Hope & Remembrance.

peace-hope-remembrance

Today is a day for remembrance.  A day to search for the hope and peace that I know will come to all.  I have found it difficult to think about the events of the past week, let alone find words that are appropriate. So I turned to the only...

Friday, December 14, 2012

Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls

Peanut Butter Chocolate Balls

Last year I shared a recipe for French Cookies that is a must-make this time of year for the holidays.  While that is a true statement, there is one other recipe that makes holiday baking complete: peanut butter chocolate balls. I remember making this recipe as a kid and...