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December 20, 2006

Getting all domesticated


I like to bake cookies but I never made 6 different kinds before. And the numbness in my fingers from pregnancy was more evident after I was done baking. It was fun, tho! From top left to right, Peanut M&M cookies, double chocolate chunk with walnut, chocolate chips with walnut, carrot cake cookies, oatmeal with butterscotch and white chocolate chips (Yves' favorite) and pistachio and dark chocolate M&Ms (my favorite). I had a bunch of left over yogurt containers and was given the idea of filling them up with goodies and to give them away. Originally I was going to make chocolate covered pretzels (which I still plan on doing) but somehow talked myself into doing something more time consuming by baking cookies. I decorated them and gave them to Yves to give to his co-workers.


I thought they came out really cute! They don't hold as many cookies as I thought they would but I also gave some to our first floor neighbors (but not the 2nd floor since I hate them)and brought the cookies out to karaoke last Tuesday and also gave them to my brunch guests that I had on Saturday and Sunday. Which I also cooked for! See how domesticated I got? I picked out 2 recipes from Everyday Food, a ham and potato bake and buttermilk biscuits. I also made Spinach-Artichoke dip but I got that from Rachel Ray Cooking magazine. They were all big hits on Saturday that I just made the same thing on Sunday! They were all so easy to make. Now to pull out the magazines to figure out what to cook for Christmas!

Posted by luluvision at December 20, 2006 04:49 PM


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