Category Archives: molasses

12 Days of Christmas: Pfeffernuesse

Pfeffernuesse translates to “pepper nuts” in German. I’m from Wisconsin — a state with an incredibly large number of German settlers. It always bugs me a bit when people say “I’m Irish” or “I’m German”. No, you’re American if you were born here and if your parents were born here. I do think it’s important […]

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12 Days of Christmas: Molasses Cookies

Oh, molasses. Most children today have no idea what it is. The Molasses Swamp has disappeared from the Candy Land board long ago. Molasses, in all its ooey gooey glory, is pretty tasty. I just wish it wasn’t such a pain to measure out! My friend Stefanie (we go waaaaay back — way back to […]

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