Oatmeal Raisinet Cookies

What do you do when you can’t decide between raisins and chocolate chips in your oatmeal cookie? You stir in raisinets. To ensure the cookies are moist and chewy I added a lit bit of desiccated unsweetened coconut. You don’t really taste the coconut but the moisture from the coconut ensures the cookie is chewy. The…

Glazed Meyer Lemon Shortbread

  There are days I really miss San Francisco. I miss all the wonderful restaurants.  I miss all the eccentric, diverse weirdos, people. I miss hearing the clang-clang of a distant cable car rolling down a steep hill.  I miss the faint orange of the Golden Gate bridge peeking through the dense fog.  I miss being able to drive up to the wine…

Homemade Oreos

Oreos are the quintessential American cookie. Who in their lifetime has not either split open or dunked a good Oreo or two…or five. I swear they taste even better at 2 am in the morning when you can’t sleep and your stomach is growling. Just sayin’… I hardly ever buy Oreos though because my son…

Gingerbread Men Cookies

I don’t know why but I’m not one to start early on making Christmas cookies. For some reason I tend to trudge along until about the week before Christmas and then suddenly the mood strikes me with full force to start making cookies. Once it grabs hold then I’m in deep. Today the mood finally…