‘Twas the Day After Thanksgiving.

Yesterday was Thanksgiving here in the states. I have cooked Thanksgiving dinner every year for the last 12 years. I’m pretty good at it. This year was not a year full of interesting new recipes. I did not scratch make any breads this year. That was weird for me. We are still doing dishes fromContinue reading “‘Twas the Day After Thanksgiving.”

Year of Projects: Week 41

Holidays always get me all twisted around with my days. Today is Monday, not the customary Sunday when I (SHOULD) do my Year of Projects Posts (YOP). Other Stuff First: I’m mostly better from my mild illness. So much better in fact that my favorite trainer did his annual Memorial Day workout in the parkContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 41”

Year of Projects: Week 17/18

Oh, my. This has been a busy couple weeks around here. My holiday projects always need to be finished before actual Christmas (since we do our gift exchanges with my family 1-3 weeks before Christmas Day). This year I had a few additional holiday gifts to finish up, making it seem really chaotic! No fear,Continue reading “Year of Projects: Week 17/18”

Cookie-Puss: Swedish Almond Butter Cookies

It’s no secret that I love to cook and bake. The holiday season requires a lot of butter in my house. This year, cookies alone, I’m going through 3 POUNDS of butter. Since I won’t be seeing anyone, and I need to mail all my cookies, I’m baking fewer varieties than usual. This year I’mContinue reading “Cookie-Puss: Swedish Almond Butter Cookies”