Monthly Archives: November 2011

Recent Recipes—November Edition

I thought I’d copy some of the recipes I’ve made recently in my blog here in case the links stop working at some point!  We’ll have the Caramel Apple Cheesecake, Fruit Pizza, Pumpkin Pie Fudge, and Pumpkin Bread Pudding. (Some of these may not have even been linked to, so this is a treat for […]

Working Hard

I was going to run this morning, but I woke up with sore hamstrings, along with that twinge in my right ankle (oh have I not mentioned that? same place as in August…) and my butt/hip issues, I figured, you know what, a day off is probably a good thing.  My trainer tells me to […]

November Foodie Penpals

Okay, so the end of the month has totally snuck up on me.  I didn’t realize until this morning after I’d already posted that I was supposed to post my foodie pen pal post today…so I’m doing it late!  Or early, if you consider that technically I could also put it up tomorrow. What am […]

Cookie Party

Sunday night’s cookie party was an unequivocal success. Yes, those are little penguins made with olives, cream cheese, and carrots. This isn’t even all of the cookies—there was a side table with more! I invited about 20 women, probably a dozen showed up.  I told everybody to bring 4 dozen cookies and copies of the […]

Tri-Color Cookies

My big project over the weekend was making Tri-Color Cookies.  I didn’t know what these were until I visited Chris’s relatives at Christmastime.  He seemed to really love them, so finally last Christmas I felt I had the baking skills necessary to ask for the recipe.  His Aunt Pat sent it to me, and I […]

Cookie Time

Today I’m hosting a cookie exchange party.  This is my third annual party!  The idea is: you make several dozen (this year I said 4) of one kind of cookie.  At the party you go around and help yourself to other people’s cookies.  You come with one kind and go home with lots of different […]