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In the Kitchen: (Sp)icebox Cake

My uncle’s vocation may be complicated (law), but he’s not. At all.  He’s a man of simple tastes.
He likes red wine (and will cheerfully try any bottle I give him regardless of price), makes delicious macaroni and tomatoes, when he mans the grill he flips epic burgers, and his favorite dessert (at least as far as I know) is icebox cake. So simple- a concoction of chocolate wafers and whipped cream that just takes a little bit of assembly and after 6+ hours in the fridge tastes a lot like a chocolate cake. Continue reading

In the kitchen: Spice Star Cookies

Just got a call from the camera shop- Pookie has to be shipped back to the factory for repairs, which means no pics until after the holidays. I kinda knew this was going to happen. Cameras are tricky beasts- there is never EVER a good time to send them to the factory. Imagine some gorgeous, brown cookies with a sprinkle of… sprinkles. Now, read on…

It’s that time of year again. Having not finished off all the recipes from Ms. Stewart’s Holiday Cookies from last season, I am taking another hack at it.

First recipe: Spice Stars. Continue reading