Recipe Redux: S’Mores Cookies

I like baking. I like trying new recipes. Sometimes I like taking a new look at an older recipe to see if I can tweak it to try a new flavor or technique… or sometimes my goal is to simplify it. This is a story about the latter. Recently, I made a batch of homemade marshmallows as a gift for …

Cookie Tour 2017 – Santa’s Buttons Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the 13th Annual Currier & Ives Cookie Tour held on December 9th. This year, our cookie was a peanut butter-filled chocolate sandwich cookie we called “Santa’s Buttons”… because, well, it was made to look like a button! (If you are just looking for the recipe, you’ll find it here as a pdf: Santa’s …

Apple Pie for Pi Day

Today, 3/14, is Pi Day!  It is the day when geeks around the world (myself included), and those who like a good pun, celebrate the mathematical constant Pi (the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter = 3.14159…) with actual pie.  Apple, blueberry, banana cream, pizza… the choice is yours! So while we here in the Northeast …

When life gives you limes…

A guest from the West Coast recently stayed with us and brought us some lovely limes from her very own lime tree.  I know, I know… many of you are thinking… margaritas! But I have never made margaritas at home, and frankly, I like mine served with fresh chips and salsa on the side! So instead, I decided I’d try …

Cookie Tour 2011 – Granola Cookies

Well, I did it!  The 7th Annual Currier & Ives Cookie Tour here in the Monadnock region is coming up this weekend and I actually have my recipe completed with time to spare! If you are interested in participating in the tour, it will be this Saturday, December 10, from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM.  The tour includes 15 different …