Fennel Butter Cookies & Mother’s Day Treats

I’m sending my mother her favorite type of cookies, more specifically, cookies she can hide in tins in her bedroom and have whenever she wants one or two, along with a few of my Chocolate Joneses* and a chunk of ¬†Ginger-Date-Orange Coffee Cake with Orange Cream Glaze.** The “hiders” are one of her all-time favorites, … More Fennel Butter Cookies & Mother’s Day Treats

Oatmeal Chews with Candied Ginger, Raisins, Cranberries, Walnuts and Peonies

Mark brought me some crystalised, candied ginger pieces all ready to go into a cookie batter and some dried cranberries and suggested an oatmeal cookie would be nice, soon, sometime in the next two weeks. Oh, and some raisins, too, and walnuts. I told him that my oatmeal cookies do not have butter or shortening … More Oatmeal Chews with Candied Ginger, Raisins, Cranberries, Walnuts and Peonies

Ginger Snicks with Molasses Caramel Filling, Star of The Day

It may be a good thing that today I sent a big handful of the wrapped Molasses Caramels to my mother and a few to my downstairs neighbors. Why? All the rest of the wrapped caramels are going to be unwrapped and repurposed. The caramels are indeed intensely flavored, which means that their appeal is … More Ginger Snicks with Molasses Caramel Filling, Star of The Day