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Spiced Chocolate Cookies and Cape Weather

Spring arrives intermittently, it seems. One moment it’s all daffodils and salad, the next, snow warnings and pork chili and corn bread and Jon “borrowing” the scarf he gave me for Christmas because it’s a Boy Color. This is when … Continue reading

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Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies – because nothing says thank you like baked goods

It’s that time of year when we habitually stop and think of things that we are thankful for, then I write them on the totally awesome DIY chalk board that I made (technically supervised Jon making).

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Chocolate dipped cookie hearts

If you don’t have a heart-shaped cookie cutter, you can use a paper template and cut round it with a knife. This recipe makes 12ish cookies depending on the size of the cutter. 225 g plain all purpose flour 110 … Continue reading

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10 things to do once you’ve bought a heart-shaped cutter

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Vanilla star cookies

I love star shapes, and when it comes to Christmas cookies they’re by far the easiest; no messing around with decorative icing, a star looks like a star. (For the record, my Nativity cookies were the worst, especially the donkey … Continue reading

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Pumpkin spiced pecan cookies

These make a lovely hostess gift – I’ve been giving them to friends wrapped in cellophane bags and tied with some off-cuts of orange velvet ribbon that Bob the costume guy gave me (in return for a bag of cookies). … Continue reading

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Ginger chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients (makes 12-16) 1 1/4 cup plain flour loosely packed (8 oz) 1/4 cup sugar (2 oz) (plus extra for rolling) 1 1/2 sticks of butter (6 oz) cold and cut into cubes ¼ cup chocolate chips 1 rounded tsp … Continue reading

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Here’s a selection of my favourite cookie recipes: Ginger chocolate chip cookies Pumpkin spiced pecan cookies Vanilla star cookies Cheddar rosemary shortbreads Chocolate dipped cookie hearts

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The Wednesday Tipple – Tree Trimming Punch (and vanilla star cookies)

Walking home from choir through midtown I pass a veritable forest of Christmas trees. Some, like the one at Rockefeller that presides over the skaters and the shoppers, are a joyful cacophony of light and sparkle. Others, guarding the banks … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Pumpkin Spice Cookies

My first experience of Thanksgiving was 5 years ago, when I came to New York for four months. Until then I’d never known the pleasure of a pumpkin pie, never eaten a cornbread muffin, never imagined a green bean casserole, … Continue reading

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