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I like to think I’m a pretty organized person—lists for this, lists for that, I’m usually on top of things. But sometimes I have a brain fart of seismic proportions. This morning I woke up and realized I’d completely forgotten to gift one key group of people: The lovely women who take care of Harry […]
Birthdays are a touchy subject for me. December 22 is just too mucked up with holiday fever. I’ve whined about that before, so I won’t bore you with details of years past here. This year, with my birthday falling during Hanukkah and holiday celebrations the weekend before (Stephen’s family, for the annual pre-Christmas gathering) and […]
Can you believe how many sweets I’ve written about in the last few weeks? I weighed myself this morning and it ain’t pretty—up 4 pounds since Thanksgiving. Oof. So here’s something on the savory side, for when you’ve got extra piecrust lying around but don’t want to, y’know, pile on even more weight. The curry, […]
Seven years ago this month, in my early blogging days, I went on a mission. My goal: to create the best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever. Seriously, EVER. Not only did it have to be chewy in the center and crisp around the edges, it also had to have the addictively toffee-like quality that only […]
I hope you’re sitting down, because today’s post is a doozy. You’re looking at a rainbow cookie—the same almond paste-based, cakey, chocolate-edged treat the young me raced from table to table to snag every Saturday at my shul’s kiddush. But these are not just any rainbow cookie. Rather than three colors (we Jews tended towards […]