Persian Nougat (Gaz)

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What a beautiful season. So full of love and family and friends and food. And eating. I successfully stuffed myself with appetizers before Christmas Eve dinner, and there are exactly 2 boxes of chocolate, 2 trays of cookies, a loaf of Lithuanian nut bread, 2 pans of homemade sourdough cinnamon rolls, and an unlimited supply of hot chocolate in my family’s kitchen at this very moment. And those are just the sweets.

The holidays have been so wonderful for my entire family this year. I witnessed a proposal. Continue reading “Persian Nougat (Gaz)”

Let Me See Them Tootsie Rolls

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This week has been filled with many a birthday. Thursday would have been my mom-mom’s 84th birthday (the original baker). My bestie turned 26 on Saturday and the boyfriend is turning 28 today. Happy birthday good lookin’!

I love celebrating birthdays with the honoree’s favorite treat. Tootsie rolls just so happens to be one of my dearest friend’s favorite candies of all time. Since she is cramming for law school finals (you go girl!) and not able to celebrate like the wild 26 year old she is, I decided to send her a loving birthday care package cram-packed with classic homemade tootsie rolls! Continue reading “Let Me See Them Tootsie Rolls”