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Lemon Shortbread Fingers

Shortbread hails from Scotland and evolved from medieval “biscuit bread”, twice-baked leftover dough from bread making, dusted with sugar and spices, that was dried out in a low temperature oven until hardened into a type of rusk.  Through the years the yeast in the bread was replaced by butter and “biscuit bread” evolved into “shortbread”.  Since […]

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Christmas is Cookies!

  One of our greatest gifts this Christmas was having the privilege of hosting my mom during the flurry and excitement of the holiday festivities.  She brought the spirit of Christmas from rural Minnesota to our home here in the San Francisco Bay Area the moment she walked through our front door.  We attended several concerts and holiday music events from […]

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