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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Food on a food blog? No way!

I know I’ve been a miserable food blogger lately, and I’m certainly grateful for your continued support! Believe it or not I actually cooked something last night! I really wanted a good, yummy dessert. Nate remembered that we have about 500 gallons worth of different kinds of hot chocolate in the pantry…which sounded good, but I still wanted something to nibble on as well.

Shortbread sounded like it would hit the spot – a perfect companion for the hot chocolate. So I got mixing and Nate got melting. It ended up being just what I needed.

I found the shortbread recipe on AllRecipes. It came out great, and it was EASY. Just what I needed in my contracting state. Interesting b/c it calls for brown sugar, which surprised me, but the reviewers said you HAD to do brown sugar, so I trusted them – it worked great.

Definitely a good holiday giveaway cookie. You can see I didn’t spend much time trying to make them look good, but that’s because I knew they wouldn’t last long out in the real world anyway.


  1. 1

    We use this recipe all the time and if I may make a yummy suggestion–mix up a bowl of chocolate pudding for dipping!

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    This is definitely on my “to try” list. Thanks for the idea, Jane. And best wishes to you on a safe, healthy, and happy delivery!

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    Jane Maynard

    my friend adrianne sent me this link to a coconut shortbread recipe…sounds so good!

    laurel – shortbread and chocolate, yum!

    diana – thanks for the good wishes and definitely try the recipe! 🙂

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    I could go for some of these right now!!

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