Posted in December 2008

TWD: Buttery Jam Cookies

I was really glad to read the other TWD Bakers’ reviews of these as being super quick and easy to make – very helpful as we all have a million things to do at this time of year! I opted to use a blueberry/cranberry jam because I tend to favor the berry ones over those … Continue reading

TWD: Grandma’s All Occasion Sugar Cookies

I will admit that I was feeling a bit mediocre about Dorie’s November recipes – but I am working my way back out of that with last week’s Linzer Sables and this week’s Sugar Cookies. I LOVE sugar cookies and butter cookies. They are just so simple and easy and delicious, and I felt just … Continue reading

My First Thanksgiving

I have gone home or gone to a relative’s house for Thanksgiving every year of my 36 year existence. Every single one. So this year, a month or so back, my mother says to me, “Lynne, what do you think about us coming to YOU this year? You can cook for us!” There was nothing … Continue reading

TWD: Linzer Sables

Noskos of Living the Life chose our first December recipe – Linzer Sables. A favorite of my mother’s, I’ve had the bakery version of these but have never given them a shot myself, so I welcomed yet another (thank you TWD!) opportunity to make something for the first time. I followed the recipe exactly, yet … Continue reading