Chewy Brown Sugar Brown Ale Cookies

Chewy Brown Sugar Brown Ale Cookies

Chewy Brown Sugar Brown Ale Cookies

These cookies were expensive!  Let’s start with the fact that the recipe called for 1/3 cup American brown ale, which I don’t drink.  I’m not even a beer person, so these cookies were a treat for my P.S. (Princely Spouse).  Then when we stopped at the liquor store to buy ale, I could only get it in a 6 pack, for $11.99.  That’s a bit crazy for 12 cookies. I’d have tripled the recipe had I known.
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P’sghetti {My P.S. Cooks}

P.S. Spaghetti

P.S. Spaghetti

I wasn’t feeling well awhile back and my P.S. was feeling fine.  So fine that he decided to make spaghetti for dinner.  I can’t remember when he’s made spaghetti before, if ever.  I thought it sounded like comfort food made by someone other than my sick self, so I was on board.  I think I slept through the afternoon and the making of the dish.  The kitchen was a nightmare afterwards, but it could wait.
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Peppermint Snowball Cookies

Peppermint Snowball Cookies

Peppermint Snowball Cookies

I made two kinds of snowball cookies this past Christmas: a pistachio one that ended up being a deflated snowball and this one, that was a lovely pink peppermint snowball.  I was surprised by the amount of red coloring I had to add to achieve the rosy color but they tasted heavenly.  The peppermint chunks by Ghirardelli and the bit of extract provided plenty of flavor. Continue reading