Category Archives: Cookies

German Christmas Cookies

I’m back! It has been about twenty months since I last added anything to this blog. Instead, every day in 2014 I cooked daily from another local community cook book, this time from Galt (now Cambridge). I succeeded with that … Continue reading

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Day 350 Sugar Cookies

I’ve been away all day today and on the way back home I was trying decide what I would make tonight. I mentioned it in the car and my god-daughter (just back from university) suggested cookies. She confirmed something I’d … Continue reading

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Day 348 Lap Cookies

I decided to make Lap Cookies since Mrs. P. Uttley contributed this Christmas recipe to the 1906 Berlin Cook Book and she has a connection to the city of Waterloo. Tonight I attended an annual year-end gathering of colleagues from … Continue reading

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Day 345 Date Cakes

I’m still not feeling great (in fact I posted this before it was done) so I looked for a simple recipe. The title makes this seem complex but reading the recipe in the 1906 Berlin Cook Book reveals it is … Continue reading

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Day 336 Pepper Nuts

I am just home from attending the opening of the Christmas Market at Joseph Schneider Haus and Gallery. It is a great way to time travel to a German Christmas market long ago and sample pfeffernuse (pepper nuts), sand hearts, … Continue reading

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Day 333 Farmer’s Daughters’ Cookies

One of the benefits of being unemployed at the moment is the opportunity to invite old friends for lunch. Inviting people to dinner seems just that little bit more formal, but lunch, lunch can mean soup and sandwiches. Today my … Continue reading

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Day 306 Chocolate Snaps

I’ve been working to get my kitchen set up and found a container of baking chocolate. I decided to make Mrs. H. Rittinger’s Chocolate Snaps from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book. I love chocolate so I am looking forward to … Continue reading

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