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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]