Lucky Cat Cookies

Lucky Cat Cookies

As many of you know, part of my husband’s family is of Chinese heritage, so this week I bring a recipe to honor the tradition of Lunar New Year (chunjie), or spring festival. This year, it starts Friday, February 12, and it ends with the Lantern Festival on February 26. In our family, we call [...]

Peppermint Bark Chunk Cookies

Peppermint Bark Chunk Cookies

Happy winter days! We got an amazing snowfall this past Thursday. On Friday, the powdery snow was soft and fluffy and shimmered like sugar crystals under the sun. The urge to go outside was irresistible, so we did, and here below are a few photos of the beautiful landscapes of the Minnesota countryside we visited [...]