Monthly Archives: December 2012

Hey (Dutch) baby!

So, Christmas is over. We braved the mall and ran in the snow and tried (and failed) to work off all that Christmas ham and macaroni and cheese and cranberry sauce (3 miles in the pool so far this week). … Continue reading

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Wassail

Here we come a-wassailing out in the snow so white   Here we come a-wassailing late into the night Love and cookies come to you, to you and your grandma too And God bless you and send you a happy … Continue reading

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Bourbon brown sugar shortbread

We have a lot of bourbon in our house. It’s in our bar, in our pantry, on display and even in a painting on our wall. Apparently that’s normal for someone from Kentucky whose family runs a distillery… but it … Continue reading

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Triple chocolate cookies with sprinkles

OK, so it’s almost Christmas and I haven’t posted any cookies yet. I’m really sorry. I do have some fabulously delicious cookies for you today, though. I have made them twice, once with rainbow sprinkles and once with red, white … Continue reading

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Skinny tomato soup and green grilled cheese

I unabashedly love grilled cheese. But a year of grilled cheeses (and frozen yogurt with rainbow sprinkles) from the cafe on the first floor of one of the Senate office buildings wreaked havoc on my figure, so I needed to … Continue reading

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Red velvet whoopie pies

If you watched or read about Saturday’s game, you’ll know that “sad” is an understatement for how I feel. Crushed, perhaps? Forlorn? This piece hits the nail on the head, but if you’re looking for a shorter summary: It was … Continue reading

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