So…I hurt my back. I went to the chiropractor several times, and eventually got clearance to return to light workouts. Just as I was feeling pretty much normal, I fell apart again. Not that I can walk all that well anyway, but top it all off with it is snowing here, and we made plans to stay in yesterday.
Green chocolate? you ask. Or maybe you don’t because you’re already in on the secret. One moment while I explain myself. It’s been a while since I’ve posted any food, not because I haven’t been cooking good stuff, but because I have been completely uninspired to share it. We’ve eaten lots of healthy stuff, and lots of unhealthy stuff, and I just didn’t feel like you needed to know about. But, this I feel like you need to know about. Continue reading
Not that I needed an excuse to share these, but did you know that today is National Cookie Day? I confess that I think pretty much every day is cookie day, but I won’t hesitate to celebrate. The thing about cookies is that you can have one and call it a sensible dessert. Or you can overindulge and call them breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not that I’ve done that. I usually get at least one real meal in on a cookie day Continue reading
We are draped in a quilt of snow, and now that Thanksgiving has passed, I can’t think of a better thing to do than bake. I can think of other things to do, but not better. The only problem with baking loads of cookies is that there are only two of us, and I have tons of tasty ideas I want to make. Last night I settled on these chocolate crinkle cookies.
My mom came across a recipe for ricotta cookies…I think sometime when I was in high school. She doesn’t have the same voracious sweet tooth that I have, so she didn’t make them particularly often, but they didn’t last long when she did. I’ve lost that recipe, and found it, and changed it over the years. Sometime last year I finally settled on my basic mix-up that works perfectly every time. Continue reading