Tag Archives: sweets

Peanut Butter Cookies

We love New Year’s day in this house. It’s a hopeful day and it’s always Jared’s birthday. People aren’t usually in a lousy mood even when hung-over from New Year’s Eve. We have a

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

Cookies Of My Youth – Redux

I was looking for an interesting chocolate chip cookie recipe. Not that there’s anything wrong with the Toll House recipe but I wanted something different. Maybe even something ‘better.’

Chocolate Cookies….

This cookie was billed as “Divine gluten free chocolate cookies. No seriously.” I have to be honest with my readers… I think that is an exaggeration. They’re good – really but they’re not