Holiday Cookies

My friend Meredith, and her three month old sweet baby Ian, joined me for an afternoon of holiday cookie baking. I selected the cookies and she helped me scoop, bake and sample (purely for quality control purposes!) the cookies. Most of these cookies are destined for our friends’ bellies, but we couldn’t help keeping a few for ourselves. I picked all these recipes to give … Continue reading Holiday Cookies

Menu: Braised Whole Chicken, Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

A few months back I was shopping at our local grocery store where I saw a familiar face in a completely unexpected place. I recognized Raj, a Nepali training staff member from my Peace Corps service in Nepal. It took me a couple minutes to process seeing a face I had only seen in Nepal, in the produce section at my local grocery store, but … Continue reading Menu: Braised Whole Chicken, Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies