Ginger Spice Cookies with White Chocolate Chunks

I’ve always shied away from making spice cookies mostly because my uncle is famous in our family for his version. His are of the gingersnap variety, i.e. crunchy. This recipe,¬†Ginger Spice Cookies with White Chocolate Chunks, is not crunchy, and thus I don’t feel like I’m invading on my uncle’s cookie celebrity. In fact, theseContinue reading “Ginger Spice Cookies with White Chocolate Chunks”

My Grandmother’s Favorite Cookies

My grandfather had a passion for genealogy, and I believe most everyone in my family was affected by his zest for family heritage. He kept a diary for most of his life, something that most people can’t say they have done. I was always intrigued by family histories, particularly that of my maternal grandmother. BornContinue reading “My Grandmother’s Favorite Cookies”

Sweet and Salty Granola

A few weeks ago, I made a Christmas gift. No, it wasn’t some sloppily-made ceramic vase. Nope, it wasn’t an arts and crafts photo frame with pom-poms and glitter. Nor was it a gift certificate for “one free read” of a book (unfortunately this is a gift I once gave to my Dad when IContinue reading “Sweet and Salty Granola”

Gluten Free Salted Caramel Cookie Cups

I know Christmas is impending when the traffic within a ten mile radius of the mall is at a stand still. Thankfully, I went to yoga this morning and got my patience all sorted out, which made the traffic less bothersome. Other signs of Christmas have included, but are not limited to: -my mother cleaningContinue reading “Gluten Free Salted Caramel Cookie Cups”

Christmas = Andes Chocolate Mints

Every Christmas, my late grandmother would bring over Andes Chocolate Mints. Similarly, every Easter she would have a stock of Russell Stover lemon squares, which from my google searches seem to no longer exist (hint to Russell Stover: if you bring these candies back to the market, I will buy every single box). Chocolate andContinue reading “Christmas = Andes Chocolate Mints”