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My Madeline

Our friends, Grace and Gian Carlo had a large number of us over for Christmas lunch.  A wonderful multicourse/many hour long affair.  My camera was in one place and I was in another so no shots of all the wonderful food including the home made ravioli.  Sorry.  There were multiple deserts including a cookie plate.  On the cookie plate were what call ‘Springlees’.  … 606 more words

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Cookie workshop

by Elaine Ferguson

On a chilly December evening I arrived at the Boomstraat in Tilburg not quite knowing what to expect. Although, I had baked biscuits (cookies) before, our tradition in New Zealand and Australia leans more towards slices and cakes. 319 more words


Moving On --- With Weight Watchers...

Dearest Readers:

I apologize for not posting much this month. Let’s just say, it’s been a most unusual month for me, starting with getting so frustrated with weight loss, the holidays and my lack of interest in losing weight, combined with a cruise we took on the Carnival Fantasy. 833 more words

Losing Weight

Sugar Cookies


  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter, softened

Yogaopolis: Yoga Asana Cookies--Better Late Than Never

It’s been TOO long and I’ve made too many shareable delights to delay any longer. One of my favorites from December is my batch of yoga asana cookies. 529 more words


Butter Cookies

They aren’t the healthiest of choices but this past holiday I was looking for a quick, easy holiday treat to take into work and thought I’d give these pop-able cookies a chance. 435 more words


Recipe 76: Iced Sugar Cookie Cutouts

The holiday season might be gone, but this was a pre-Christmas baking event, so deal with it.

We had my niece, Ava, over for an all-day baking extravaganza. 479 more words