Category: Food

Orange Shortbread Cookies

Orange Shortbread Cookies I love twitter. I read some of the most interesting stories linked from there. Recently, NPR posted a story about shortbread cookies. It is a sweet story Orange Shortbread Cookies from recent NPR story http://www.npr.org/2013/12/06/249277869/a-tale-of-two-cookies-the-brass-sisters-holiday-shortbread]) and since…

Hazelnut Crisps

Hazelnut Crisps (from flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/cljacobs/319970055/) My dog’s name is Hazel. She is named after the Hazelnut tree. One night in a fit of boredom I googled Hazelnut Cookies Recipe and started browsing. This recipe stood out as having yummy potential.…

New England Gingersnaps

New England Gingersnaps (from the Christmas Cookies Oxmoor House http://www.abebooks.com/Christmas-Cookies-Oxmoor-House-Alabama/291409388/bd) I have a lot of cookbooks and I have one just for Christmas cookies that I have had for years. Believe it or not, this is the only recipe I…

The Easter Dinner Menu

There have been requests for my menu for Easter Dinner. So, I am posting it here. (Warning: this is not vegetarian!) Our family loves a good feast. We have a feast on Thanksgiving (turkey and all the trimmings and way…

Brownies

If you are looking for a from scratch recipe for brownies, this one is pretty good. In college I majored in Anthropology and minored (nearly a double major) in nutrition. One of my nutrition classes was an introductory course with…

Spicy Lentil Stew

The weather has turned cooler, the leaves are turning brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow, and the days are noticeably shorter. While I am not a fan of shorter days, I love fall and winter cooking because they involve…