A whole lot of random thoughts are filling my head these days.
Like, how long is it going to take the contractors to finish jack-hammering out the front entrance at work? It is hard to concentrate with all that hammering going on all day (and it shakes the floors).
|Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups|
I haven't yet figured out the trick to making caramel on an electric stove. Sigh.
Starting off with a clean kitchen is a surefire guarantee that some major mess/ spill is about to go down.
Freshly sharpened knives and clean sheets make the world a better place.
No, there is no such thing as too many cookbooks.
|Stained Glass Cookies|
I am giving myself permission to not make life so difficult on myself. At least that is what I keep telling myself. The Ina also gave me permission to do so. Cranberry sauce in a can it is...
I took that approach with my Christmas shopping this year - I didn't put it off and it was not as painful. That being said, I saved the most difficult people to shop for until last.
This post participates (in spirit, if not always in writing) in Tuesdays with Dorie. The recipes for all of the desserts featured here can be found in Dorie Greenspan's latest book Baking Chez Moi. For the record, my favorite recipe from this batch are the Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups. UTTERLY. ADDICTIVE.