Christmas Thumb Cookies

Also called Thumbprint Cookies. I made a batch. Christmas Thumbprint Raspberry Cookies. Recipe from The Tasha Tudor Cookbook. Delicious! Here I am putting the raspberry jam, seedless from Stonewall Kitchen, into the indentations, which I made with a small measuring spoon. I cooked them for about 20 minutes.

My Arm Hurts

A few days ago, the day Susan and I got our second Shingles shot, we came home and moved all the furniture in our living room to put down a new rug. The next day we were both sore–not our arms where the Shingles shot was given, but our legs, back, neck, and, yes, ourContinue reading “My Arm Hurts”

Roasted Broccoli and Shrimp Salad

On December 6 Susan and I celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary. We have been together for fourteen years. She found this Melissa Clark recipe online and asked me to make it for our dinner. Melissa didn’t call for making a salad but I thought it would be perfect combination–it was delicious. Here is the recipe.Continue reading “Roasted Broccoli and Shrimp Salad”

The Work of Christmas

Susan and I received our first Christmas cards of the season yesterday. Inside one card was this beautiful message: The Work of Christmas When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes are home, When the shepherds are back with their flock, TheContinue reading “The Work of Christmas”