I’m feeling the post-holiday impact. True, we still have New Year’s to ring in, but the giant feasts, present wrapping and family wrangling are behind us. It always leaves me feeling simultaneously wistful and grateful.
I hope you had a wonderful holiday season. I got completely spoiled in the kitchen by the wonderful Jim. I received a set of pots and pans that I’ve been wanting for some time now, but couldn’t really justify splurging on. I had very specific things I wanted in a set (stainless, tri-ply, no non-stick, glass lids) so when I came across a set that met my desires, it seemed too good to be true… but I didn’t really need them. They are a great deal though, very high quality but not too expensive. Not wanting to play with fate and have them go out of production, Jim got them for me, along with a stocking full of fun kitchen gadgets I can’t wait to play with.
Did you do any fun holiday baking?
Like these delicious Cranberry Almond Squares from Baking Bites… (veganized with applesauce for the eggs). I also added a little almond extract to make them very almond flavored.
Some Lemon Drop Cookies…
The often imitated but never rivaled Chocolate Peanut Butter Shells (my favorite!)
Some Spice Spiked Chocolate Chunk Cookies.
Some Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies topped with some Chocolate UFOs from Trader Joe’s.
All were safely stowed away into festive tins for our co-workers to enjoy!
What treats did you indulge in?
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