Archive for the tag 'Cookies'

Pistachio Financiers

Have you missed me?  I’ve been otherwise occupied with a trip to Asia and a move.  We’ve sold our home and are downsizing.  Lots going on.  But let’s get to something good. First stop in Paris is always Ladurée – for the macarons, of course.  But they have something else that I always buy for [...]

Almond Macarons with Lemon Curd Filling

Do you set goals?  I live with goals and objectives regularly at work.  And I suppose I’ve always had personal goals, those far removed from the professional realm.  You know, eat healthier foods, lose weight, be a better person, etc.  Sometimes goals are achieved, other times they are set aside to bring about a bit [...]

Peanut Butter Shortbread with Salted Chocolate

When I came across this recipe from fellow blogger Eileen, I clipped it immediately.  I have stacks of stuff to try.  Some linger in the pile a little longer than others.  But this one went to the top of the heap.  I like to try at least one new cookie this time of year.  So [...]

Whirl Away Cookies

I have saved the best for last – Christmas cookies, that is.  This is as close to cookie perfection as you can get – my opinion – one that I hope you’ll share.  I don’t understand or know the origin of the name of this cookie.  So don’t ask.  In times of strength that have […]