Here in Seattle, when you want to buy a single gingerbread person (or tree or sheep, or whatever,) you are basically OUT OF LUCK in 2009. No, I do NOT want to buy a whole package of them, or bake a batch. I just want to saunter into a bakery or coffeeshop and buy ONE cookie. No, not the huge, soft, ginger cookies which are admittedly delicious, but are no substitute as far as the texture of a good gingebread "person" is concerned. I'd bake some, but let's face it, who can eat just one? And I'd like to minimize the holiday weight-gain carnage this year. So far, I've searched three different Seattle neighborhoods: downtown, Ballard, and Greenwood. Zip.
posted by dorgla
on Dec 11, 2009 -
Surprisingly good microwave recipes anyone? I'm looking for microwave recipes for jams, candy, etc. that you've actually made and turned out surprisingly well for being cooked in a microwave. I'm particularly interested in any recipe that can be made and put in containers for Christmas gifts.
posted by GlowWyrm
on Dec 10, 2007 -
Every year at Christmas, my husband's family has a cooking contest. I don't expect to win, because Grandma is generally a lock. However, I'm a good sport and generally try to make a respectable showing. This year's theme is "appetizers with mint in them," and I am looking for tasty recipes. There's a catch though... [more inside]
posted by jennyb
on Nov 25, 2005 -