My posts this month that have had the greatest amount of traffic and feedback have been my recipes. I've found it rewarding to share the yummy baked goods that bring family, friends and co-workers joy during the holidays. The fact they have elicited some happy memories for you who read these posts, is a bonus! Tonight, it's not that I … Continue reading Blondes Have Got to Stick Together
If you haven't seen a pattern in the recipes I've shared so far it is that they all came from my mother. My mom is well-known among us for tearing recipes out of magazines and the newspaper or writing it on the back of a random empty envelope; and if she was not using it right … Continue reading Minty-whiches, Holiday Recipe #6
The one holiday tradition that has kept pace with my family, no matter how much change during the year, is Wreath Cookies. The recipe, now a worn, taped, yellowed piece of paper, was cut out of a magazine by my mother over 50 years ago (that couldn't sound and look more strange--50 years!!) Every year on a … Continue reading Wreath Cookies, Holiday Recipe #3
Baking, as you may have read previously, is a hobby I enjoy. Even more than enjoy I find baking to be an almost spiritual experience. During stressful times in my life I've found the simple processes of measuring, pouring, mixing, rolling, cutting, and then inhaling the tantalizing smells of the final product as it comes … Continue reading BEST. PIE. EVER!