Archive for December, 2010

Dec 21 2010

Lemon Tea Cookies

Published by under Dessert,Holiday,Spring,Winter

Lemon Tea Cookies

Happy Winter Solstice!!! For years now, my mom has made these dainty little lemon cookies every Christmas. We call them girl cookies, because in my family, we’re the only ones who eat them! They’re a nice addition to a holiday cookie platter. Bite-sized and refreshing, they are the perfect little treat with a cup of […]

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Dec 20 2010

Sour Cream Cut-Out Cookies with a Special Picture

Published by under Dessert,Holiday,Winter

snowflake cookies

If there was only one holiday sweet to show up at our family Christmas, it would be my mom’s cut-out sugar cookies. But luckily, we’ve never had to resort to that. I generally make candy at Christmas, though after trying the chocolate peppermint cookies this weekend, my mom announced that these are now a Christmas-must […]

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Dec 18 2010

Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam

When I was a kid, I never understood when adults would say they’d rather give presents than receive presents. Huh? What a foreign concept to a child! Birthdays, Christmas, Easter, they all seemed to be occasions specifically designed for us to get PRESENTS. The rush of excitement when you’d wake in the morning, waiting to […]

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Dec 16 2010


Published by under Autumn,bread,Holiday,Spring,Winter

Braided Challah

On a snowy and blustery day, I like nothing more than to sit back with a hot beverage, the scent of something baking wafting through my little condo. This past weekend, it was icy, rainy, snowy, then blustery, so I decided to bake bread. For awhile now, I’ve wanted to try Challah, the non-buttery counterpart […]

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