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December 2012

  • Pistachio and Fig Thumbprint Cookies

     
    Fig and Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

    “It doesn’t feel like Christmas” I think out loud watching fat globs of rain slide down the window, it’s dark outside, on what feels like the greyest day.
    K. slides the window open, sniffs the air and declares “It doesn’t smell like Christmas either!”

    And what does Christmas smell … Continue Reading...

  • Creamy Polenta with Fig Compote

     
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    And just like that it’s just two weeks to Christmas; the season’s here, rushed and I’m unprepared.
    Keeping up with our new tradition, the tree went up last weekend. It’s the calm before the storm, I haven’t started on my Christmas shopping, but panic hasn’t set in yet.
    I … Continue Reading...