Heart-Shaped Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Heart-Shaped Jam Thumbprint Cookies

The Year of the Tiger was greeted by the Li family with raucous success. We made wonderful food, we wore red, we thoroughly cleaned our home, and we got together to eat lucky foods and give each other red envelopes full of chocolate coins. If you’re curious, read [here] for a more detailed account of [...]

Mini Brownie Hearts

Mini Brownie Hearts

            When it comes to Valentine’s Day, nothing is really set in stone for me. I’ve never been particularly fond of Valentine’s, mostly because I think the holiday excludes other kinds of love and affection that aren’t romantic and that are just as important if not more so than romantic love. I don’t like the artificial [...]

Molly Yeh’s Hazelnut Gelt Cookies

Molly Yeh’s Hazelnut Gelt Cookies

We are still in the season of miracles, also known as Hanukkah! We’ve been celebrating at home since the evening of November 28 and honoring the Jewish side of our family. Every evening we tune in to the live stream of Temple Israel and get to share with our community.Hanukkah is one of the holidays I [...]

Frosted Soft Sugar Cookies

Frosted Soft Sugar Cookies

Most people who know me will tell you I am not a big fan of Halloween. Sure, I love the excuse for purchasing massive amounts of candy sans guilt of any kind; the warmly-glowing light of jack-o-lanterns, which in some cases have really intricate artistic designs; and when kids go door-to-door trick-or-treating and seeing all [...]