She made them better than anyone else could: small and perfect rounds, soft and sugared. And then she’d make them in miniature, the size of an American quarter, just for the little people. We called her Tiny Grandma, and her hallmark cookies? Ginger. I have her recipe, and when I bake her cookies I remember […]
UPDATE: As of December 6, 2014, this giveaway is closed. ***** Dear people, I’m happy to announce there’s a new cookbook on the market around here! – Simple Servings: recipes celebrating the place of food, faith & laughter at Faith Builders. Beatrice King has gathered an incredible collection of great eats. She’s been head cook at […]
Put a dab of peanut butter and a squirt of honey into a Ziploc bag. Squeeze to mix. Snip one corner of the bag and drizzle over cut up apples and bananas. Eat with a fork. Yum.
One night I watched little boy L playing with dishes in the bath. He held a toy cupcake tin in one hand, level, and with the other he carefully poured the smallest possible amount of water out of a teapot into each of the six holes. Then he set the teapot aside, chose a measuring cup, and […]
So last week was no-grocery week and I decided to bake hotdog buns instead of buying them. I got out a jiffy recipe from a trusted cookbook and started measuring and rolling. In typical Shari-fashion I made them the day of the cookout so they’d be fresh, pinning everything on one effort without leaving myself […]
Confession: This is definitely the week in the summer when everything goes downhill as far as planning, cooking, and general attitude. This is the week when I realize that I am accomplishing roughly half of what I intended, my garden is weedy again, and nobody knows any Spanish yet. This is the week when everyone […]