Anticipating questions – there are two types of jelly in the thumbprints, strawberry and blueberry, both from Trader Joe’s. I never tried their jellies before, but I think that’s my new jelly brand. Oh, and they’re coated in chopped walnuts.
Archives for December 2012
I’ve been missing here, I know. Still eating, but not much to report since so much food these days is merely for sustenance. I’m too busy focusing on Christmas to put too much effort into dinner. But I try, and sometimes the magic happens. Like this sandwich. I prepared this the night Louisa and the… Read More
These were the cookies I baked for our cookie exchange last week. They weren’t as pretty as the ones on this month’s cover of “Bon Appetit” but they tasted pretty good for a spice cookie. What did you think I would bake a simple chocolate chip for this annual event? Obviously you don’t know me… Read More
No meal planning has been done for the week yet. And I don’t really know if it will get done tomorrow. With the clock ticking away the seconds to Christmas, other priorities are pushing dinner planning aside. There’s shopping, and wrapping, and baking. But there are also two nights of school concerts this week. I… Read More
The summer growing season is a very demanding master. When you plant your seeds and tender young plants in the spring, you expect the produce to arrive in proper, well-mannered portion sizes each week. When you want to make a salad for dinner, there should be a perfect 4 cups of leaves ready for picking.… Read More
The road to temptation is paved with cherry martinis.
I always knew that sooner or later my bad habits would come back to bite me. Only, in the case of my rarely cooking a regular repertoire of dinners, it came back to bite me sooner than I expected. We all have childhood memories of our mom’s best recipes. Was it the chicken with butter… Read More