Holiday Entertaining Series: Sweet and Savory Cocktail Cookies

Sweet and Savory Cocktail Cookies

  At 5:30 a.m. yesterday morning, on my way to the kitchen to make granola, I pulled up to the Starbucks drive-though. “Good morning!  Welcome to Starbucks!  Can I interest you in one of our wonderful breakfast wraps?!!?” “Uh, no, thank you.  Just a venti-non-fat-extra-hot-latte, please.” “One ventinonfatextrahotlatte coming right up, Julie!  I’ll see you at the window!” I don’t know why, but I’m always

White Chocolate Walnut Gingerbread Blondies

White Chocolate Walnut Gingerbread Blondies

There are certain fine dining establishments, The French Laundry and Guy Savoy for example, at which having dinner is not simply a meal, but more like a marathon.  To qualify for “the race,” you must first score a reservation.  This is almost an impossible first step, usually involving secret reservation phone numbers, a friend of a friend of a friend, or promising your first born