Be A Cookie Monster this Christmas with Krusteaz

In Cookie Monster’s dreams, some famous cookie company arrives on his doorstep and puts boxes of their cookie mix and sprinkles in his blue carpet palms and his eyes spin opposite on their orbs like big banged worlds going round in a blink. Well, dreams come true, Cook. Call me Cookie Monster, and thanks to […]

Cocoa Snowflakes

Just got off the phone with my dear dear friend, forever neighbor, Janelle—and I’m about to dream in snowflakes before I wake up and it all melts with the adrenaline of yet another call day. Happy memories of Minnesota, and more to be make in the land of cocoa snowballs.   Cocoa Snowflakes Adapted from […]

Great Grandma Moog’s Gingersnap Cookies

I never knew Great Grandma Moog, just as I never knew Shakespeare or Picasso—all the same her artwork has touched my life and for that I have a sense of fond familiarity. I don’t even know whose Great Grandma she was, not mine, but now that this shared recipe has permeated the cooking blog culture, […]

Oatmeal Toffee Cookies

If I have learned anything in my short and arguably insubstantial life, it is this: Feed others when you are hungry. And so, more cookies for general surgery residents after another 16 hour day amongst ORs. I’m starting to wonder if my curious and near-maniacal love of surgery once was, in fact, unprecedented levels of […]

Chocolate and Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

I have a new idea for breakfast. I think these count. Chocolate and Walnut Oatmeal Cookies Recipe recommended by Kim Wiseman 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup whole-wheat flour 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, lightly […]

Raspberry Orange Cookies and Dried Flowers

Some dried purple flowers fell into the shower drain from my head this evening. It occurred to me they could have been stuck in there for some time, and unbeknownst to me, took a quiet ride through my daily life like little stowaways buried under red curls. Which tree I brushed to get them in […]