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Month: December 2008

Egg Nog Cookies

Pumpkin is to Halloween what egg nog is to Christmas.  It is the quintessential holiday beverage.  And though I don’t know many people who can drink more than a sip or two (my dad is the exception there–he can gulp egg nog like Gatorade!) that  little taste is all you need […]

Oatmeal Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

 As you may or may not have noticed, I tend to bake cakes and cupcakes more often than cookies.  It is only in this recent 48-hour whirlwind cookie baking spree that I realize why that has been the case–It is much more difficult to determine […]

Carrot Cake Cookies

When I saw these cookies at Dinner and Dessert  I knew I wanted to make them.  I love carrot cake and I had never considered a carrot cake cookie–what a great idea!  These cookies are exactly what you would expect–each one packs delicious carrot cake goodness […]

Black Forest Cookies

These cookies are delicious!  They are chewy and moist, and the rich chocolate taste is spectacular.  Be careful not to over bake, as at a first glance you may not realize they are done.  (The batter doesn’t really spread like a traditional cookie.)  This recipe […]

Papparadelle with Cabbage, Prosciutto, and Sage

My husband and I have really been enjoying macaroni lately–especially the shapes with lots of chewy texture goodness.  When I saw this recipe in Real Simple, I quickly pegged it as an easy, fresh, and delicious weeknight meal.  (Plus, have you seen all of the articles […]

Apple and Meringue Tartlets

My sincerest apologies to all of you for my lack of posts lately.  The weeks have been flying by–don’t you hate it when that happens?–and my kitchen and all of its lovely stainless pots, enamel pans, melamine mixing bowls,  wooden spoons, and rubber spatulas have […]