The Results Are In!!!

Some of you know our love of the Tim Tam!  Well, imagine my complete joy yesterday when I discovered that Pepperidge Farm has their own offering at Target!!! I took pictures on my phone, emailed them, posted them on Facebook and tagged all my Australian friends!  I was overjoyed to find this little package of wonderfulness.   They do not make my all time favorite one---the mint ones---but these will do, little pig, these will do!!! I decided that we should embark upon a comparison so … [Read more...]

Recipe of the Day!!! Sugar Cookies!

3-in-1 Sugar Cookies From Food Network Kitchens Prep Time: 30 min Inactive Prep Time: 3 hr 0 min Cook Time: 20 min Level: Intermediate Serves: about 4 dozen 2-inch cookies Ingredients * 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour * 1/2 teaspoon baking powder * 1/4 teaspoon fine salt * 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature * 3/4 cup granulated sugar * 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar * 2 large egg yolks * 1 teaspoon … [Read more...]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year—Baking Time!

    So it is my FAVORITE time of the year!  Christmas cookie baking time!!! Woo hoo!!!   I think that one of the best things that my mom gave me was a love of baking cookies at Christmas!!!  I remember looking forward to it every year as I was growing up.  She had her favorite recipes---springerle, pfeffernuesse, and of course the favorite sugar cookies that we spent hours decorating!!!   I remember how much fun the 4 of us kids had decorating and then eating those delectable … [Read more...]