Monthly Archives: March 2013

Let us be honey for each other

Let us bud forth. Let us spread out our branches bright and graceful. Let us be honey for each other. Let who we are and what we learn and what we become serve each other. Amen. Advertisements

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Black & white-checkerboards

“Event.” “Showstopping.” “Unique.” “Special creation.” These are the descriptors Sharon Tyler Herbst uses in her preamble to the recipe for these cookies. I added the phrase “labor-intensive” and the word “AMAZING.” All-caps. They are delicious. And they are a lot … Continue reading

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Biscotins

I baked these orange butter cookies in early March, exactly two dozen of them, and they are long gone. Rich with butter, Grand Marnier, and candied orange peel, they are fancy little sweets, but easy enough to make. For my … Continue reading

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El menenas

I am not sure whether the term el menenas is French or hails from some other language. Sharon Tyler Herbst says the cookie recipe is of Egyptian origin, and I am inclined to take her word for it. Based on … Continue reading

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Wondering where the lions are.

On the 20th of February, I traveled (via four airports, three planes, two airlines, and one bad ankle) to Albuquerque, NM to visit with my aunt after whom I am named. She has lived there for over 40 years and … Continue reading

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