Time is just flying by and Christmas is less than three weeks away! I have got to start baking as everyone loves treats for the holidays. Each year I make a variety of goodies for the season in addition to our favorite Rich Fruit Cake.
Sour cream cookies are chewy cookies. They are more like small scones with a cake-like texture. They tend to be a little puffy when baked and are a slightly soft to the touch. Plain sour cream cookies are delicious on their own but I like to add some dried fruits and nuts to mine. These [...]
Tea is my beverage of choice. When I read that Foodbuzz and Electrolux are partnering to host a Top 9 Tea Party Takeover on Friday, March 25th to raise money for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, I could not pass this up. It is wonderful to be able to enjoy a cup of tea and [...]
This year the Chinese Lunar New Year falls on February 3rd, 2011. There are 12 animal zodiac signs that are cycled and 2011 marks the Year of the Rabbit. The rest of the animals are the Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig, Rat, Ox, and Tiger. For those born this year, they will [...]
With only three days left to Christmas, there is a mad rush of activities as we cook, bake, shop, travel, and prepare for the celebrations ahead. It is a joyous time as family and friends get together to renew ties and enjoy the holidays. While we are busy with all that, let us also reflect [...]
The past week has just been hectic with a flurry of activities, typical of this time of the year. The boys were busy with all kinds of activities and when they are busy, I am busy. Good thing they are now done with school and are on winter break. Hopefully I can concentrate on the [...]
A long holiday weekend is a good time to make some cookies. Besides I have this lone orange in the fruit bowl that must be used up. A search on the web brought me to this orange walnut cookies recipe from epicurious.com. Sounds really good but I did not have any halved walnuts on hand. [...]