Holiday cookie baking in full swing

Since Columbus Day cookie baking has been in full swing for me.  I plan to have all cookies done before Thanksgiving as I did last year, when I was able to create a wonderful cookie tray to share on Thanksgiving.  I plan to make this a yearly tradition. When do you begin cookie baking?

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Six months away

In exactly six months we will celebrate Christmas. I especially enjoy the Christmas season which leads up to that big day for all of the memories, cheer, ambiance, food, smells, and lights; for me that is the best time of year. I’m anxiously awaiting Autumn because that will signify the beginning of the holiday season; … Continue reading Six months away

The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Eight

Yeah - December has arrived!  That means we are at month eight of our Cooking-Through Cookbook Challenge and you probably know already which category I've chosen; don't you?! December only means one food for devouring by children of all ages: COOKIES!!! When I dream of Christmas I always dream of cookies and I'm sure you … Continue reading The Chaotic Cooking-Through Challenge: Month Eight

Saturday’s Sweet Surprise : My Mother’s Italian Sugar Cookies

My Mother wasn't a huge baker but one thing she often made were her Italian Sugar Cookies and it didn't have to be Christmas either! 🙂  I even recall that when I had to do a cooking/baking demonstration in Home Economics class in high school I chose to make these Sugar Cookies and I still enjoy … Continue reading Saturday’s Sweet Surprise : My Mother’s Italian Sugar Cookies