I am not much of a cook compared to my mother, mother in law or grandmother. But we have family meals at home together nightly. At least once a week, Hunter and I make a recipe together. I provide ingredients, overall direction–and clean up. But a majority of the cooking/baking is done by Hunter. It is a fun time together and provides some great math lessons for Hunter when I tell him to double or triple a recipe. (I only wish you could be here more often for these lessons too Miss Kirsti!) Last week, we made cut out fall shaped cookies and then frosted them. Most of them were pumpkins and Hunter did a few other shapes too…witches, ghosts, etc. The recipe we used is the recipe we used as kids to make Santa faces. A childhood favorite. It’s the same recipe we first used while visiting my uncle, aunt and cousins in Baltimore as kids. I remember making leaf cookies at their house. The cookies are so yummy they melt in your mouth and bring back many memories for me. Hopefully Hunter will have the same memories some day. Now onto to dinner this evening…we’re grilling burgers and having “Dill Potato Salad”…a recipe from the Penzey’s catalog…and a recipe we do not need to peel potatoes for…my kind of recipe.
And yes this is my 100th post of the year. Based on our daily life and schedule, I would have told you a year ago I do not have time for a blog. But we love having each of you check this blog and keep in touch. It is my way of journaling our life while putting the hundreds of pictures I take to good use!