Thursday, January 23, 2014

magic moons and stars

Simple sugar cookies. Frozen leftover dough from Christmas. Stars and moons. Semi- spontaneous. Grandma's love. 

That last bit... that's why I'm blogging this.  My mother made extra cookie dough around the holidays. We froze it and saved it for a rainy day... or more accurately- a snow day! Yesterday, was the perfect time to pre-heat the oven. We felt my mom with us as the scent of baking stars and moons filled the kitchen. They were eaten with reverence and nostalgia and a little invocation of grandmotherly love. I think it will be a new tradition, and I thought that all of you out there with families flung far and wide might appreciate it too. Bake (or make) a little something extra during family visits to be frozen for a future day. What a sweet and ceremonious way to eat a batch of cookies!
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  1. What a lovely idea/tradition!

  2. i did the same thing last week on our "cold day" (cold is the new snow, you know)! And yes, this is the second year for this new tradition and i think we maybe enjoyed it more than making them at christmastime. thanks for the post! love your image, btw!

  3. It’s the time to rock your Valentine’s Day with full of love and enthuasism. Let your loved ones think only about you on that special day by sending them a dazzling Bunch of Roses or a mixed cluster of colorful flowers along with a yummy cake dipped with dark chocolate flavor containing your love and speaks of vitality and royalty everywhere in India.

  4. Lovely patters. Though I wish you posted some after bake pictures. Must be really delicious. This reminds me of the holidays. Thanks for sharing