Category Archives: Cookies

Tangled Christmas Lights and After Eight Cookies for the Holidays

I spend time looking at words. I spend time underlining certain words. I spend time remembering sets of words. I do this because I love when words come together to speak a complex truth in a simple way. I love … Continue reading

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Introducing the Potato Chip Cookie with Caramel

For me, a handful of chocolate chips headed for my mouth is a happy happy thought (I actually have to keep the bag high up, so I need a stool to reach them). A slice off a lemon cloud tart is like heaven. … Continue reading

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Simple summer moments and peanut butter cookies

The sun is out. There is a breeze. I am sitting on my front porch watching people walk by with their dogs and play with their kids. My Mila is sleeping with her 7 legged spider named Harry under her chin … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Sugar Cookie Heroes Swoop in to Save the Day

It didn’t start out as a hangover-cure-cookie, it just worked out that way. To understand how it came to be said cure, here are the pieces of Friday night: a birthday party… a cookie gift… a campfire… a bottle of wine, … Continue reading

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A summer fling with a coffee bean: Mocha Shortbread Cookies with Ganache

On Thursday I listed the things I love about summer. It was a long one and I still managed to miss a few sunny-charmers like: Burn Notice is back, beer can chicken, earthworms, Mila (my hound) dragging her ears around her kiddie pool, pulling … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sandwiches for the first day of summer

I love summer. And it officially arrived today. Happy Summer Solstice Day. Summer means nights that glow until well past bedtime, dinners on the front porch, evening bike rides, corn on the cob sold from the back of a truck, … Continue reading

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Cake ‘connecting’ with churros ‘connecting’ with spicy chocolate frosting ‘connecting’ with…

At the moment my fingers are sporting the most over the top neon pink nails. And, gasp, they are press-ons. While they are a new, hipper version of Sally H’s classic talons: shorter and funkier, they are still press on nails which just … Continue reading

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