Tag Archives: Easter

Κουλουράκια

Κουλουράκια, or koulourakia, are among my favorite cookies in The Joy of Cookies. Crusted with an egg yolk glaze and a liberal sprinkling of sesame seeds, and flavored lightly with brandy and vanilla, they are buttery, golden and crisp. According … Continue reading

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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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Fanfare for the finished sweater

On Thursday this past week I finished the Bohus. A labor of love it was until it all went dark on me. The collar and the yoke were wondrous and challenging, and I may have worn it out a bit … Continue reading

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