12.28.2012

The holidays, according to my oven.

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Indian spiced cashew lime cookies, with candied fennel seed nonpareils!
Step aside, Stay Puft. I got this.

Christmas cookie sampler / cardamom crescents / pink peppercorn pfeffernusse / Indian spiced cashew lime cookies with candied fennel nonpareils / homemade marshmallows / 

Also pictured in sampler: earl grey shortbread trees (adapted from here) and chocolate pistachio toffee bars (based on this recipe). 

Pretty.
And now, time to eat my weight in grapefruits. Candied citrus peel, A Christmas tradition!

Satsuma mandarin / Candied citrus peels

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Feelin' my new tomten springerle mold.
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Wood carved Springerle mold / Springerles post-press (recipe) / Finished product, and a very large cup of tea.

This luxurious 40 square feet of laminate and particle board is where alllllll the magic happens.

This luxurious 40 square feet of laminate and particle board is where all the magic happens! 

4 comments:

  1. Man, oh, man. I had my first satsuma last month. I'm not usually a fan of oranges but I am obsessed with satsumas now. Those candy peels look delicious!

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  2. They taste like orange slice candies, only with a little more punch. They're always a hit, you should try making some!

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  3. I'm making the cardamom crescents right now! For the fourth day of Christmas. :)

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