Category Archives: Cookies

Piparkakut Forest

This forest of Piparkakut trees heals broken hearts and feeds the soul with holiday joy.

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Perfect Pairing

Once upon a time my grandmother, Mama, had a gnarly and slightly diseased apple tree in her backyard. The apples were puny,  un-bearably tart and pitiful to look at. But my best friend Sarah and I had an unspoken pact that if it was edible and growing in our neighborhood, it would be eaten. Always […]

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Hush Up And Eat A Cookie

Every family could probably be summed up with one or two words. For my family….as my father would put it…”we are talkers and we are walkers.” And man, can we talk. I am genuinely surprised I didn’t get slapped around a bit as a kid, cuz I just never could shut up. I was always […]

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V-Day Plus 5

I had wanted to post this entry on February 17th, which would have been V-Day plus 3. “V-day plus 3?” you’re wondering. Whenever I hear V-Day, my mind thinks of D-Day…which then makes me think of D-Day plus 3….which then makes me happy I’m alive. Are you blinking really fast right now? Me too. Supposedly, […]

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Birthday Bars

Does anyone else out there think that topping things with powdered sugar is a hateful habit? Sometimes, just sometimes it can be classy and delicate looking, but most of the time it is tacky and masks the true flavor of what you just spent hours trying to create!! When you abstain from topping your desserts […]

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