Gastronomic Gifts III: Marzipan-Topped Shortbread Cookies

[There’s just nothing like a homemade gift for the holidays.  This year, with the purse strings a little tighter than usual, I’m determined to make at least a few in my kitchen–and thought I’d share my ideas in case you’d like to partake, too.  ] Isn’t synchronicity the darndest thing?  You know, that phenomenon when things […]

Flash in the Pan: “My Life in Balance” Buttery Spread

[I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly, or else is so easy to make that no recipe is required.  Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.”] What??? Another Flash in the Pan, back-to-back with the previous one? Honestly, I was working on a post about […]