I wrote it a number of years ago, and like to put it up every year. It’s sung by Scottish tenor Andrew McDiarmid, played by me and with an occasional harmony audible. Merry Christmas!
The numbering of the last few posts is directly related to the number of Christmas goodies this year. I’ve sent Mother’s off in the post today. She’ll be delighted, as usual, but also because she’s declared that she will not be baking this year because she doesn’t feel like it. My hunch is that she’ll … More Merry Christmas 1st Tin Out
The recipe was in a grocery flyer. Since I usually make a peanut butter fudge for Christmas but sometimes a maple fudge using real maple cream, and since I read that a Seattle breakfast habit called “Biscuit Bitch” serves a biscuit with peanut butter and maple (which I’ve never tried,) I decided to try the … More 4. Peanut Butter Maple Fudge
They’re butter cookies with cinnamon and spices in them. Some have red hots. They were inspired by a bite of homemade Dutch Spekulaas last week. Mmm.
I’ve been thinking about making my corn-syrup-free caramels with a bit of espresso for a while, and since I make some kind of caramel for the Christmas goody bags, 2017 has become the year for another original candy from my kitchen. Homemade caramels, soft, so full of flavor, so Mmm. First the molasses. Then the … More 2. New! juliyya’s Seattle Espresso Salted Caramels
I was going to say “Easy” but that wouldn’t be the case precisely. There are a number of steps including a very messy one, the result of which is surprising, but with a fondness for chocolate mint and a good number of excellent reviews for something similar made with seasonal peppermint Oreos, I had a … More 1.Chocolate Mint Cookie Balls
A few days ago I made a Cinnamon Overnighter for brunch using fresh eggy sourdough and slathering the cinnamon goop in the middle AND top.* Having had the leftovers twice and a quart of milk close-on its expiration date, I decided to make a custard pudding with the remaining cubed bits. Trader Joe’s has jars … More Amarena Cherry on Cinnamon Overnighter-now-custard pudding