Monday, December 22, 2014

Bring on the holidays, I think we are ready


Christmas orders have all been sent or picked up, and the little bit of holiday shopping that we do is completed. Sunday I woke up in the cooking mood. I started dough for oatmeal bread, and put the ingredients for a cream of broccoli soup, with carrots and chicken in the slow cooker. After some work in the studio I came in and baked sugar cookies. I think it had been 15 years or more since I rolled out dough and used cookie cutters to actually make cookies. When I was rolling out the dough I felt like I should be using guides to get the thickness right. I was too lazy to make a frosting for fancy decorating, so I made do with some colored sprinkles and a bag of chocolate chips that I had in the cupboard. They are a little odd looking, but they taste quite yummy.


We have a tree this year! I should probably say that Sophie has a tree. If she isn't laying down underneath it, she is attacking the skirt. At least she doesn't climb it.
I hope that your holiday preparations, be they big or small, are coming together nicely.


5 comments:

  1. now those are some good looking cookies, yummy chocolate goes with anything, one of these days I'll start more experimenting with other flours than wheat.

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  2. I'm hoping to get some cookie baking in today or tomorrow. Thank you for sharing about the 1/2 price trees at Lowes. We got ours there last week.

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  3. little raisin boobies on the gals, tee hee!

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    1. I couldn't resist. I worked with what I had :-)

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  4. Love this time of the year……. we get to kick our feet up, recharge our batteries and just take a breath and do other stuff we love. I'll take an "odd" cookie anytime :) It's a cookie!
    Have a lovely holiday Michèle :)

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