Cooking

Pastys

Well, it may be spring, but here in Minnesota the weather has been rather capricious, vacillating mercilessly between winter and summer. The weekend was beautiful, but the new week was heralded by thunderstorms and cooler temperatures again. Looks like the entire week will be like this.

It’s the kind of weather that makes me want to eat oatmeal and drink hot chocolate and curl up with a good book.

And eat comfort food for dinner.

That’s where this recipe comes in.  It’s one of my grandma’s, but I don’t have a scanned version since she decided to throw away her recipe card for this one when we were cleaning out her old recipe box because she knows it by heart.

These are called “pastys,” pronounced like “past-eez,” not like the color my skin gets in the winter.

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Baked Ziti

As promised, Baked Ziti.

I’m sorry, I had intended for this post to come much sooner than it did, but that’s just how my life is.

But I didn’t forget about you!  I’ve thought about you every day, how you’re just sitting on the edge of your seat, checking this blog every 5 minutes to see if this recipe has shown up yet.

Seriously, though, there are probably better uses of your time.

So, without any more ado, here is how you make my baked ziti.

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Easter Cookies!

Tomorrow is Easter, so to celebrate, my sister and I decided to make some Easter-themed sugar cookies.

We’re still honing our skills– we’re definitely still amateurs, especially if you check out some of these cookies!

We did our best, though, and I thought we should share the results.  I think we’re getting better.

We made several different types of cookies, just to play around and see what we like.

First we have the chickies.

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