Because of the risks associated with socializing for someone my age and the country-wide measures finally being taken to flatten the risk curve, I find myself doing more of what I do to relieve stress: baking. Last night I was chatting with my mother on the phone and she mentioned that she’d finished off the … More New! Maple Mini Teacakes & Maple Butter Cookies
I’m not embarassed. I like Russians. I make some type of Russian Tea Cakes every year during the Christmas bake, miniature in size. I’m very fond of Russian Tea Cakes and so are all those who find some in their goody tins. They have other names to other bakers. I must thank my cousin in … More New! Cinnamon Mini Teacakes
Two mailed and here’s the rest, ready for delivery Saturday, the day after the full moon and solstice. Gonna deck the halls of my grand-niece’s birthday party with a big platter of the cookie balls not in these tins. She’s now 11 and we will be meeting for the first time in the morning. We’re … More It’s a wrap. Merry Christmas on the way.
My cousin in Idaho is having a birthday next week and my mother recently did me a favor, so another cookie experiment for my Mini-teacake patties and/or peppermint cookie lines popped into mind for gifts. They are a success, a delicate mint and buttery melt-in-one-bite bit of goodness. I had quite a bit of fun … More New! juliyya’s Peppermint Patties & Minis
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
This year’s Christmas goodies brought an opportunity to try yet another flavor of the highly-favored mini tea cakes I make every year, those one-bite little balls of buttery and sugary goodness that melt in the mouth. I’m fond of fennel candy, those little seeds covered in a hardened coat of sugar in interesting colors that … More Kashmiri Fennel Tea Cakes
We all have foods that we associate with certain individuals. Sometimes the name of that person is part of the name of the item and widely known, but maybe the person with whom it was originally associated is unknown. Think: Reuben sandwich. I’ve named cookies after people. The cookies that I call Mini Teacakes have … More j’s Cookies n Cream: Carol’s Butter Cookies n Raspberry Ice Cream