Recipe here, if you're interested!
When I got married, one of the things my mom gave me was the "More-With-Less" Mennonite cookbook, something she and my dad had often cooked from in the early years of their marriage. Although I haven't used it nearly as much as I should have (as everything we've tried has been excellent), one of the... Continue Reading →
It was recently Scarlett's birthday -- our baby poodle is now four years old! Very exciting. Although we didn't throw a party like we did for her second birthday, I did bake her the same cake as I did then. The humans (Grant, my brother who was visiting at the time, and myself) weren't as... Continue Reading →
Merry Christmas Eve! For some reason, these are cookies we only ever made at Christmas, but I really don't see why they can't become year-round staples. The recipe is from my Babba, my mom's mom, and they are good eaten at any temperature -- warm, room temperature, and cold. In fact, we usually ate them... Continue Reading →
Although these cookies aren't from the usual stack of Christmas recipes, meringues are a favorite of mine, so I've been playing around with a few different kinds. Since none of the cookie recipes I've done in this series have contained chocolate, I figured I should make sure that chocolate was represented somewhere. Because, really, it's... Continue Reading →