Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookies

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A recipe for rich, decadent sablé cookies with a bright lemon and lavender glaze. I carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain and the words that dance between people, and for me, it will always be this way, walking in the light, remembering being alive together. -Brian Andreas This weekend […]

Vanilla Raspberry Mini Meringue Kisses

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A recipe for crisp little vanilla raspberry meringues made into mini star-shaped kisses. Life is messy, made exponentially more so by children. Today one child stepped on a wayward grain of rice from packing lunch boxes, grinding it beneath his small heel straight into my relatively new area rug as he ran to brush his […]

Orange and Black Tea Olive Oil Shortbread Cookies

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A recipe for rich, olive oil shortbread cookies flavored with black tea and orange zest, rolled in sugar or with an orange glaze drizzled over the top. I cleared and wiped down the counter for the seventh time since waking up that morning, rinsing the washcloth under the scalding water and wringing it out. The […]

Mascarpone Cardamom Crisps: Christmas Cookie Crunch Time

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Cardamom-kissed sugar flavors these mascarpone crisp cookie curls. Fragrant and reminiscent of both pastry and shortbread, these are a delightful addition to dessert served alongside a cup of coffee or tea. Thursday night I tucked my son in after explaining the virtues of gift-giving, teachers’ gifts for the last day of school before break slid […]

Eggnog Coconut Macaroons: The Macaroon Bible

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This coconut macaroon recipe is spiced with bourbon and nutmeg for an eggnog cookie treat just right for the holiday season. It starts just as the sun is tucking itself away, the snow falling as the light dims and turns grey. Then darkness settles in, soaking the color from the once vibrant landscape. The heavy […]

Lemon Thyme Shortbread with Earl Grey Glaze: Tea and Cookies

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Lemon and thyme shortbread gets an Earl Grey glaze for a tea and cookies treat that is really more cookies with a touch of tea (but also divine with a cup on the side). My kitchen has been taken over by cookies. They dot the surface of the counter, are tucked into boxes and bags […]

Sweet & Easy Vegan Cacao Nib and Chocolate Chunk Scones

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All natural and unprocessed vegan scones with chocolate chips and cacao nibs make an excellent breakfast option with this easy recipe. “Mom, can we bake? Mom. Mom, I want to bake. Mom, bake. Bake.” After a long flight last Friday I headed straight towards the kids’ elementary school to volunteer. When I finally arrived home […]