In winter, when the outside world can be less than inviting, I take the opportunity to snuggle up to the stove and cook comfort food. Stocks, soups and stews gently simmer, infusing the house with savory scents.Read More
Why Fingerprint Instead of Thumbprint?
If you use your thumb to make
indentions in cookies, you end up
with a lopsided indention that jam
can leak out from. Using a finger
(or mini bottle top) perpendicular
to the baking sheet means you
have a uniform hole to place your
jam. My neighbor Greta tried these
using peanut butter and Nutella.
PB&J cookies anyone?
I grew up going to parties and potlucks, and my dad would often bring this incredibly good cheesecake. Everyone always oohed and aahed over how good it was and asked for the recipe. Then he would laboriously write the recipe on an index card for them. He kept it pretty simple and straightforward with this classic sour cream topping.Read More