Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dec 19

Linzer Cookies

By Sharon | Recipes , Tips

Linzer cookies are those great little nutty sandwich cookies filled with jam. I like mine with the hazelnuts and low sugar raspberry or blackberry jam.  I think you could fill them with chocolate ganache too. They take these special little cookies cutters which everyone says are problematic.  I have loads of problems with mine but […]

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Dec 10

Pumpkin-Oatmeal Cookies – With Kids

By Sharon | Recipes

Over the Thanksgiving weekend I had the opportunity to cook with my 8 year-old grandson, Nicholas.  After making Buttermilk Pancakes and Eggs for breakfast he made these Pumpkin-Oatmeal Cookies for his 18-month old sister. It was good to spend the time in the kitchen with him following a recipe to see where to add or […]

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Dec 06

Infused Raspberry Crème Brûlée

By Sharon | Recipes , Tips

Crème Brûlée is probably my favorite dessert and it’s easier to make than most people think.  With just a few simple techniques you have a fabulous dessert. The most common Crème Brûlée is Vanilla Bean but I’ve been to nice restaurants that do different flavors.  What I love about Crème Brûlée is the smooth creamy […]

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Dec 02

Cooking with Kids – Frosting Sugar Cookies

By Sharon | Recipes , Tips

Frosting your Sugar Cookies in different colors and then adding decorations is fun and makes a beautiful cookie. This is a great activity for kids parties. For holiday parties we’ve baked Sugar Cookies in Easter, Christmas and Halloween shapes and mixed up bowls of colored frostings.  Then you put spoons or butter knives out on […]

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