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Cookie Traditions

December 26, 2012

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Awarrd-winning author Lyn Miller-Lachmann has spent the past few months living in Portugal. She has posted such fascinating insights into her adventures that I asked her if she would write a cookie post. She graciously shared the following. Pastel de Nata I don’t bake and for the past four months have been living in Portugal, […]

Cookie Traditions

December 23, 2012


I’ve been posting about cookies for several years now. I think since my sister and I have gotten together to do our Cookies and Cocktails, we’ve thought about the cookies we’ve baked over the years and the special recipes we got from our mom. I can’t say I remember mom particularly baking cookies at Christmas, […]

Merry Eating!

December 20, 2012

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I do have plans for my Cookie posts and I this year, I’m getting things started with a few books by author of color in which food plays a primary role. I remember salivating through Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon and the Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan-Long Shang but,today I’m looking at books […]

Merry Christmas/Cookie Traditions

December 26, 2011


Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Joyeux Noel! Bon Natale! I wish each of you a joyful, safe, healthy and warm holiday season! And, I wish you delicious cookies to munch while you read a wonderful book! This is my last cookie post! I hope you’ve enjoyed meeting authors and bloggers and finding recipes for new cookies! […]

Cookie Traditions

December 22, 2011


Neesha Meminger, author of Jazz in Love and Shine Coconut Moon is sharing today’s recipe. She’s also featured on The Book Smugglers today where she shares a rather unusual recent experience as well as an opportunity to win a copy of her new book, Into the Wise Dark. Reading that book and munching on some […]

Cookie Traditions

December 14, 2011


I hope you’re enjoying all the’ recipes’, all the ways my special guests have for supplying holiday cookies! If I hadn’t already baked my cookies, I know I’d be making several of these recipes myself! Yes, I’d be baking because there just aren’t many bakeries here in Indianapolis where I could go to purchase a […]

Cookie Traditions

December 13, 2011


On of my few online friends that I’ve been able to meet in person is author Medeia Sharif. We met at ALAN last month and had dinner one evening with Lyn Miller Lachmann. I think Medeia and I share a real passion for teaching teamed with frustration for the condition of public education. Unlike me, […]

We Baked and We Baked!

December 12, 2011


Tomorrow I’ll have to post about the great books I’ve received in the mail lately just to remind my readers that this is a book blog, for now it’s still cookies!! Saturday was cookies and cocktails with my sister! I baked about 12 hours and my sister a bit longer. We were joined by my […]

Cookie Traditions

December 5, 2011


Today, author Zetta Elliott shares a recipe and warm baking memories. I really could smell the chocolate chips in the air while reading about all the cookies she makes! I don’t think it matters how many hours we spend in the kitchen or in walking to a bakery. I think making the effort to give […]