Baking for Bookworms: Tea Cookies from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Sorry this post is late--we had company staying with us and there wasn't time to sit down and write out a post! As a child, your worldview is largely based on sensory input. Reality is what you taste, hear, smell, touch, and see. Looking back on these experiences, we can interpret these sensations and try … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Tea Cookies from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Baking for Bookworms: Oatmeal Cookies from The Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick

Cynthia Ozick's book is a veritable treasure trove of unique Baking for Bookworms worthy dishes. It's not that there's such an amazing number of dishes mentioned, but the ones in the book are just such a far cry from eggs and toast. Each stage of Ruth Puttermesser's life, a different dish is important to her, … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Oatmeal Cookies from The Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick

Chewy Dark Chocolate, Orange, and Ginger Cookies–A Golden Syrup Recipe

As I said last Friday, I've got to use my golden syrup up since I didn't have a glass jar to sterilize. I thought I'd share the recipes I chose to use the stuff up. I'm using it as a sweetener in my tea and coffee of course, but I also made these cookies, and … Continue reading Chewy Dark Chocolate, Orange, and Ginger Cookies–A Golden Syrup Recipe