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.
Monthly Archives: December 2011
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 […]
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 […]
I know that red velvet isn’t necessarily linked to Christmas… but hey, it looks the part! It’s RED. I’ve made red velvet cake and cupcakes on this blog, so I thought I’d round it all out by making whoopie pies. Mmmm mmm. Every time I make red velvet anything, I think of my friend Beth. […]
I have a special affinity for mini cupcakes. I wish more people would make them and I wish more bakeries would sell them. They’re easier to eat and you can mentally trick yourself into thinking that you can eat more mini cupcakes than regular-sized cupcakes (kind of like the mini candy bar phenomenon at Halloween). […]