Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Be My Valentine?

Valentines ready to be mailed out to friends and family.

Besides a love of cooking Julia Child and I also share a complete lack of ability to “do it all” during the Christmas holidays.  Specifically, the failure to get Christmas cards out the door before December 25.  Now, just because Julia wasn’t able to get Christmas cards written it didn’t stop her from sending holiday greetings — she simply choose a different holiday.  She chose Valentine’s Day.  Julia, I am inspired.  This year I’m continuing your tradtion and sending Valentines to all of my friends and family to let them know just how much I love and appreciate them. Continue reading


Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

Rich, chocolaty and chewy — like the chewy edge of a brownie but with a cherry, fudgey center.  Yum! Who needs a date on Valentine’s Day when you can have plate full of these cookies? Remember these cookies after Valentine’s Day too.   They are quick and easy to make and their bite-size, petite portion make them a great “fancy” cookie for teas, showers or Christmas cookie exchanges. Continue reading