Tag: Desserts

The Cooking of Joy ♥ Savoring the Flavors of Life

The Cooking of Joy ♥ Savoring the Flavors of Life

I have been pondering writing an article on “cooking with intention” for The Taste of Oregon for some time now. For those of us who enjoy cooking passionately, is it always entered into and experienced with a feeling of joy and excitement? Where is our mind? Nothing can spoil a pleasurable experience more than chatter between our ears, nagging us: “You didn’t start early enough, you don’t have all the ingredients, you’re out of your league, no one will like this, pickled pork is so passé,” etc., etc., etc. Fortunately, I learned some methods for silencing that chatter. After a brief “negotiation” with my mind’s voice I hear it whimpering, “OK, you win, I’ll shut up.”

January 1, 2010 | 13 Comments More
Lovin' from the oven - Sweet Spiced Pecans and Cornmeal Anise Biscotti

Lovin' from the oven – Sweet Spiced Pecans and Cornmeal Anise Biscotti

“Nothin’ says lovin’ like something from the oven, and Pillsbury says it best.”

—Poppin’ Fresh, The Pillsbury Doughboy

Here’s a duo of oven-baked love you can make for holiday gift giving. Sweet Spiced Pecans and Cornmeal Anise Biscotti.

December 21, 2009 | 4 Comments More