i have a few bags

with peanut butter cookies (four in each). In the freezer. In the basement. To make them more difficult to eat. HA! But want to make lace cookies. Yes, lace. Presume they have another name or names, but that is how I know them. And they are soooo good. I am not a dessert person, 

prefer salty and tangy to sweet,

 but the sweets I do like I love. =) Lace cookies are thin and crunchy and super-sweet, very unlike my favorite cookie of all — the peanut butter (no chocolate, please!). And I don’t even like peanut butter. Have to be naked + afraid to eat it. I could buy raisin oatmeal cookies if there’s nothing else and I feel like a sweet thing.

oh, and madeleines de commercy!

Have not made those in a while. Today is a coolish June day, and baking is not out of the question. Yesterday was too. My husband made 00 flour pizza last night (first with that flour + first with his new Father’s Day pizza steel). It was scrumptious. The flavor markedly different, which surprised me. Anyhow, later 🖐🏼: going to place the ingredients on the counter so that I do

bake the whispy things

  • flour
  • baking powder
  • sugar
  • rolled oats
  • orange zest optional (NO)
  • pecans (walnuts/almonds Ok too)
  • heavy cream (I use ½ + ½)
  • butter, melted
  • light corn syrup
  • the best part of making the cookies (besides eating them) is setting them out to cool + dry

from a 1994 Martha Stewart cookbook:

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