Mardi Gras Cookie Party

It is Mardi Gras season, a great excuse to celebrate and set a nice table for some great food.  Mardi Gras celebration is an entire season of carnival activities for some cities. Mobile Alabama claims the very first celebration. New Orleans has a street fair and parades. Costume celebrations are held in Austria and Switzerland, …

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Christmas Vanilla Sugar Cookies – a new recipe

It just isn't Christmas without sugar cookies, but one thing that has bugged me for a long time is the blandness of them. Just white sugar and flour for the cookie, and no flavor to the icing. So, I set about making a sugar cookie that keeps the essence of a sugar cookie, but has …

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Just a Dozen Sugar Cookies

It just wasn't going to be Christmas without sugar cookies.  But on Christmas Eve, it was too cold and too late to get in the car and go to the store for the pre-made ones, or the refrigerated dough ones.  Besides, if I had six dozen, I would eat six dozen, and I didn't need …

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