Finishing off the last of the gift bag cookie recipes: I made a lemon not-so-crisp recipe and a Mexican Chocolate Cookie recipe and kneaded them together using my new-found kneading prowess (I still haven't gotten a loaf of bread to rise properly...) Alice Medrich's lemon … [Read more...] about Marbled Cookies…last cookie from Alice
More not-chocolate from Alice Medrich... Cookie number 2 from the musician's gift bags (see previous post) was a simple cornmeal cookie. Sounds like nothing special, but it definitely held its own in the gift bags. These are convenience cookies, as you can wrap them in wax paper … [Read more...] about Simple Cornmeal Cookies
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Well, with beer, obviously...but what if you are also one of those starving musicians? Then with cookies! A LOT of cookies... In fact, five kinds of cookies: (Not my) Aunt Tillie's Cornflake Meringues with Walnuts, Coconut and Dried Apricot, Simple Cornmeal Cookies, Lemon … [Read more...] about How do you say “Thank-you” to 10 starving musicians who do you a favour?
It's true, I don't usually eat poutine, what with the cheese and beef-based sauce...but I do love this website: http://www.midnightpoutine.ca and now I'm writing for it. It encompasses all things Montreal, including live music, art, film, news, and my favourite podcast. Now … [Read more...] about Follow Me at Midnight Poutine!