Tag Archives: almond

Mazurek wielkanocny

These cookies are delicate, buttery and crisp. Traditional Easter treats, according to Sharon Tyler Herbst, their name translates to Easter mazurka in Google’s Polish to English translator. Here you see the basic recipe, but Ms. Herbst provides a variation that … Continue reading

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Land o’Lard, or look away, ye vegans!

There have been some firsts in this baking my way through The Joy of Cookies. First purchase of Irish whiskey. First taste of rosewater. First disposal of rosewater. First cookie gun. Chinese almond cookies are my first venture into the … Continue reading

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Cookie adventures, continued

This installment from Sharon Tyler Herbst’s The Joy of Cookies is Almond Butter Fingers, or Mördegspinnar (from Sweden). I made these Sunday, 13 March, because life goes on even when it feels there should be a collective pause, a standing … Continue reading

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