Yearly Archives: 2011

I’m away from the kitchen and in New York this week, so I won’t be around to approve comments and return emails. I’ll be back next week with a few more holiday treats, a Christmas recipe round up, and a cute photo or two of New York at Christmastime.

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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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Stained-glass cookies have been on my to-bake list FOREVER. The concept is awesome but I’ll admit, I was intimidated at the thought of making them. I’m not great with making intricate cookies, much less cookies that involve melted sugar in the middle. Eeep! I was reading Everyday Food last month and this was one of […]

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