If you’re ever wondered what a 500-degree oven is for, it’s for cooking these little beauts: I haven’t made ‘em since… oh gosh, probably since my previous life as a Victorian housewife. But I made ‘em this morning. The recipe I use (this time around anyway) derives from “Harriet’s Southern Biscuits” out of Jeff Smith’s [...]
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Being the cookie junkie that I am, I can’t believe that this is the first post about cookies that I’ve written for this blog. Well, better late than never. I am asked to make this cookie every year around the holidays. This is Lipby’s favorite. I love anything with cinnamon in it, so it’s one [...]
I could have sworn I already posted this here, but I’m probably thinking of my previous blog… In any event, Great-Grandmother Charity died a couple of decades ago, and lived to a ripe old age before she did, so the provenance of this recipe could easily be over 100 years old. It is the heirloom [...]
Lipby and I went to Florida this past winter to visit his parents. We arrived, coincidentally enough, during the Kumquat Festival, and we just had to go. We all took a shuttle bus into Dade City, and were treated to kumquats, whole and in various preparations. Lipz and I bought a huge box of meiwa [...]