Archive for the 'Culinary Delights' Category


Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Feeling quiet on the blog these days. Did a painting on a 24×36″ canvas — my first one. All that blank white canvas felt a bit daunting, but I did enjoy mooshing paint around. I also used oil pastel on details. Claire and I are getting into the spirit of the next holiday: And we […]

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Shortbread and Raspberry Heaven

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies 1 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 3/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 Tablespoon milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, cream together butter and white sugar […]

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A Sea Change

Monday, December 20th, 2010

I wrote the following on October 20, before I got ahold of Geneen Roth’s book, Women Food and God. I like to eat. I like to eat sweet, salty, and calorie-dense foods. I eat when I am not hungry. I eat when I am bored. I eat when I feel stressed. I resist the idea […]

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