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Living Sustainably in the Pacific Northwest

Tag Archive for ‘gingerbread’

Ginger Stout Cake for Long Winter Nights (& mornings)

This cake is robust, like a bear hug. We actually need it to get through the next eight weeks. It’s baking as I write and the house smells like a holiday, like a gingerbread house. I found this recipe in the New York Times last week and decided that it would be this year’s ginger-something […]

The Season for Ginger: Gingersnaps & Gingerbread

My maternal grandmother had twelve children and fifty-some grandchildren, my first cousins. She had a garden and chickens to tend, a big batch of kids, clothes to sew, dinners to cook. In later years life was calmer. She greeted us in her large kitchen and invited every grandchild who visited to dig into her cookie […]