Monthly Archives: November 2010

Argentinean Beef Stew

We have made this recipe as a good cold-weather, stick-to your-ribs, main dish. It isn’t hard to find the squash needed for this recipe this time of year. We found this recipe on the Land O’ Lakes website. Apparently, cooks … Continue reading

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Cutout Cognac Cookies

This recipe comes from Lucy Drury of Wildwood, Missouri. The recipe is found on the Penzeys website, but as noted in previous posts, we are unsure this link is permanent, so we include the recipe here. This should not be … Continue reading

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Olivada Crostini

Wendy has made this appetizer for parties for twenty years, and it continues to be a favorite. This is an excellent use for a partial loaf of French bread which may be starting to go stale. When the bread is … Continue reading

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Nonna’s Walnut Biscotti

This recipe comes from Trina Mor of La Canada, California, who writes the inspiration for this recipe was her Italian grandmother. The recipe is featured in the on-line version of the Penzeys holiday catalog 2010. We don’t know if those … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Spritz

In homage to Wendy’s partial Finnish heritage, we first made these spritz cookies in 2007. Nearly everyone seemed to prefer these to the butter spritz, but I think some of that was due to Wendy’s salesmanship. The recipe comes from … Continue reading

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Butter Spritz Cookies

This is the first of the spritz cookie recipes, which require a spritz maker. The spritz maker is a mechanical contraption which squeezes out the dough through a variety of designs. The spritz maker is the adult version of the … Continue reading

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Peanut Blossoms

OK, this is an old recipe, but it’s a good one. We didn’t realize Hershey’s Kisses were that old, but this recipe appeared in the Pillsbury Bake-off from 1957. The finalist who entered this recipe in the contest was Freda … Continue reading

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