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Crab Stacks with Ginger Lime Dressing

Crab Stacks with Ginger Lime Dressing

If the end of January is approaching then I know I can expect a variety of things:  emails from sites I subscribe to sharing the perfect Super Bowl snacks, bloggers swapping their tried and true party dish faves, and people talking about whether they’re planning […]

Ginger Sandwich Cookies with Lemon Cream Filling

Ginger Sandwich Cookies with Lemon Cream Filling

Dear Nick Malgieri, I saw your Ginger Sandwich Cookies filled with lemon cream in a recent issue of Food & Wine magazine and decided I’d give them a try.  Although gingersnaps have never been and will never be a cookie I find myself craving, the […]

Organica Deluxe Eco-Friendly Ginger Cookies

Organica Deluxe Eco-Friendly Ginger Cookies

It's a bit humbling to realize that when you've been denied access to your computer, that life just isn't the same.  Actually, it's pathetic.  And nearly three days of sustained denied access?  It's downright painful.  No kitchen, no computer, garden all spiffied up…what was I to do?  My poor doggo and cat — both no longer youngsters — kept me company on a bench outside with my pile of food magazines and cook books on the last day until I couldn't stand it a minute longer.  I decided to leave the dust heap and do some "window" shopping for a final few items for our remodel:  a bathroom mirror, shelves, and bedding.  So much for the "window."

Sitting in front of my Mac saves money — I know that for sure now.

Thank goodness for Saturdays and construction men who have the weekend off!  I am firing up my oven to finish my 12 Days of Cookies and beginning to unravel our house.  Hopefully by Tuesday, things will be completely back to order — but with lovely new changes for us to enjoy — and a holiday to prepare for.

And speaking of holidays and other special occasions…

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Since I don't have my own cookies to share with you, I wanted to take the opportunity to share some delicious cookies I recently sampled from Organica Deluxe.  The oversized chewy ginger morsels were delicately spiced and perfect on a morning when I needed something pleasant to take my mind off noise and dust. 

Organica Deluxe is an Eco-Friendly organization that produces a variety of products beyond yummy baked goods.  Purchasing just one of their gift boxes helps support 15 eco-friendly businesses such as sustainable manufacturers, organic farmers, and community artisans. 

I like that idea.

Now, off to my oven.  I have my own cookies to bake!  Let's see…I think I have only three left to go.

Tune in later!

Nectarine Ginger Shortcakes

Nectarine Ginger Shortcakes

Years ago, one of my students gave me a gift certificate to a bookstore as a parting thank you for the school year.  With it, I purchased a tiny book called Biscuits and Scones:  62 Recipes from Breakfast Biscuits to Homey Desserts by Elizabeth Alston.  […]

Sesame Ginger Chicken Salad:  It’s a Meal

Sesame Ginger Chicken Salad: It’s a Meal

My husband is more than a little dismayed about the weight he gained over the busy season this year, so guess what we’ve been eating? Salad.  Lots of it. But we’re regular salad eaters, so this isn’t dismal news.  I just make the salad the […]