Earl Grey Sugar Cookies

When I was younger, my mom and her friends would host regular tea parties- serious affairs where we would bring our own tea cups and saucers. I remember being about 9 or 10 years old and looking for just the right tea cup and saucer set which I felt truly reflected my personality. In preparation…

Gingerbread Cookies

My first distinct memory of cookie decorating was at my aunt and uncle’s house when I was about 6 or 7 years old. All of our family and friends gathered in their sun room where several tables held bins full of huge sugar cookies in many shapes and sizes- giant snowmen and Christmas trees and…

Irresistable Chocolate Chip Cookies

My mom tried one of my chocolate chip cookies and said, “Hey, maybe you should teach me how to make these.” Me teach her??? My mom smokes slabs of bacon for fun, bakes her apple pies from scratch and experiments with foods like fried mashed potatoes. I practically pinched myself when she asked for my recipe. Still,…