Most people I know are divided when it comes to shortbread. They either love it, or hate it. I’m in between. I don’t care much for shortbread but I do love this version of pecan shortbread, covered in powdered sugar and served at my family’s holiday table. I don’t know where the name came from, […]
This is another standby cookie recipe that comes from my mother’s box. It came from the back of a bag of M&M’s baking bits, which are included in the original recipe, but I don’t like those very much. I prefer regular semi-sweet chocolate chips. Coworkers beat my door down for these cookies. The recipe calls […]
One of my most outstanding memories of them involves my mother running after the motorcoach bus with her burnt orange Tupperware ™ container-circa 1995-as she’d forgotten to pack them in my luggage for a week-long trip through the mountains of North Carolina with a school group.