My maple syrup and cider-sweetened cranberry sauce is a favorite on our Thanksgiving table, but for Thanksgivukkah I decided to give it a new twist, and make a cranberry applesauce to top those turkey and sweet potato (Thanksgiving leftover) latkes. I liked the cranberry so much that I may serve it as a latke topping [...]
November 6th, 2013 · No Comments
December 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Don’t be surprised if you reach for the molasses and your child starts talking about the Battle of Manassas (especially if one of his best friends is a budding Civil War buff). Don’t expect your child to heed your warnings about eating raw cookie dough after he catches you nibbling on it. (But do buy [...]
January 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments
On the ninth day of Christmas … … Grandmom D.’s Snowball Cookies. These are hardly unique, but it’s the only recipe I have passed down from my English grandmother, and it just wouldn’t be Christmas without them. The toddler was quite happy to help by sprinkling “sugar snow” on them.
December 31st, 2008 · 3 Comments
On the seventh day of Christmas… … the world’s tastiest gingerbread cookies, though not entirely structurally sound (made them too thick, nice and cakey, but a little too crumbly for the toddler).
December 28th, 2008 · No Comments
On the fourth day of Christmas… Spice-crusted ham and maple-mustard sauce from Gourmet; Hoosier corn pudding (below). Recipe: Hoosier Corn Pudding This recipe comes from a former coworker’s grandmother from Indiana, hence the name. It is the ultimate fast comfort food side dish, but the Jiffy mix is its dirty little secret. We never buy [...]