[Sca-cooks] Holidays

Kathleen A Roberts karobert at unm.edu
Fri Dec 18 12:02:20 PST 2009

On Fri, 18 Dec 2009 14:52:44 -0500
  Johnna Holloway <johnnae at mac.com> wrote:
> Christmas is a week away and New Years two weeks.

you don't know the half of it.  there is not one spot it 
seems in my study not covered with cookies and breads and 
royal iced cookies hardening.

Pumpkin bread (mini bundt and muffins), gingerbread 
muffins (from Traditional Irish Cooking), sugar cookies, 
ginger cookies, Mexican wedding cookies, chocolate crinkle 
cookies with Andes mints, jam thumbprint cookies (apricot 
and red plum), oatmeal cookies with dates, golden raisins 
and candied ginger, coconut macaroons....  can you tell i 
bake for presents?  ;)

this year, i cut out miniature 1 inch stars from the 
ginger cookie dough, and put them in a baggie with some 
edible gold dust and gently shook it.   beautiful!!!!!! 
 and not a lot of waste on the baggie.  so pretty, i took 
the hearts, and put them in too... and even less waste on 
the baggie.  the golden brown color of the cookie base 
with the gold is fantastic.

it's a keeper.

also cooking a gi-normous pot of green chili stew for 
WAR!!!!! practice the sunday after midwinter.

back to the grind.....  where's that fairy dust for the 

"Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy which 
sustained him through temporary periods of joy."
W. B. Yeats
Kathleen Roberts
Coordinator, Student Admissions
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
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