Today is all about nuts. Lots and lots of nuts — which is perfect for me about now as I listen to the painters downstairs finally, finally ripping the paper off the floor which has been taped on for more than a week. I thought yesterday they’d be done, but they’re putting finishing touches here and there. Clearly, they’re very thorough, which I’m grateful for. I’m so ready to roll up my sleeves and rearrange my things again.
Dust. Vacuum. Hang pictures. Tackle the pile in the garage to unbury my books. Gather things for one last big donation of the year…
…then decorate for Christmas.
Like I said — NUTS! Or in this case, Biscotti Quadrati al Miele e alle Noci: Honey Nut Squares, Gourmet’s Favorite Cookie from 2003. These are a delightful bite of flaky cookie crust, creamy honey caramel and three kinds of nuts. You can’t get much easier for something pleasant, crunchy, and surprisingly, not too sweet.
That makes eleven cookies with one left to go. Here’s nuts to you!