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Comment (1) Polenta Cookies I’m kind of on a cornmeal in dessert kick. Don’t know why. Last month I hunted for the perfect cornmeal olive oil cake. This month it’s cornmeal cookies. I just couldn’t make them until I had a reason and Saturday... Read MoreWednesday, 21 May 2014 - Posted by
No Comments Zucchini Circles Zucchini. I am ambivalent about my relationship with zucchini. I want it to be a special relationship but it’s not really. Zucchini is just kind of blah. Water and tasteless squash. But it’s pretty and I keep wanting to make... Read MoreTuesday, 20 May 2014 - Posted by
Comment (1) Almond Honey Squares I was 17 when I started college at San Francisco State University – SFSU– a semester late. I started in January 1975 instead of the traditional September. Everyone was already comfortably settled into dorm rooms. I was late because I... Read MoreThursday, 10 April 2014 - Posted by
No Comments Vanilla Pudding – Almond Milk Issa and I have been making almond milk on a regular basis now. I think I’ve got it down to a fine science (recipe found on Batch-33.com March 3, 2014). Soak almonds, blend 1 cup with 2 ½ cups water,... Read MoreWednesday, 12 March 2014 - Posted by
No Comments Post-Christmas Cookies, No. 2 – Pecan Shorties This is the second of the new to my repertoire cookie recipes. The first, posted last week brown butter, brown sugar, shorties and now this one, traditional Pecan Sandies. I forgot to mention that the three cookies that I’m writing... Read MoreThursday, 16 January 2014 - Posted by
No Comments Post-Christmas Cookies When I was young, my mom would every now and then make a batch of sugar cookie dough and we would get to make cut-out cookies. The dough was delicious both raw and plain baked. The baked, frosted cookies were... Read MoreSaturday, 04 January 2014 - Posted by
No Comments Cooking With Kids – Grissini I always love to cook with kids. My kid. My step-kids. Their friends. My nieces and nephews and their friends. My friend’s kids. Big kids, little kids. It doesn’t matter. Everyone can help and I love it when they do.... Read MoreWednesday, 03 July 2013 - Posted by
No Comments Fear Of Rhubarb I’ve been pretty curious about rhubarb for a couple of years but weirdly intimidated by it. It’s not an ingredient that either my mother or grandmother ever used when I was growing up. Ever. So I don’t have a context... Read MoreThursday, 20 June 2013 - Posted by
No Comments Cinco De Mayo!! You would think that for May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, I would cook and write about Mexican food – that’s what I did last year. Nope. Not this year. This year I’m writing about chocolate cookies.  I should have added... Read MoreFriday, 10 May 2013 - Posted by
No Comments More Beautiful Family And Family Of Family And Cocoa Nibs And Sea Salt My husband always tells me that he has no family (except his kids and us). I’ve written about this before. I can’t figure out if he really believes it or if he’s looking for sympathy or what the deal is... Read MoreTuesday, 26 March 2013 - Posted by