Pignoli (Pine Nuts) Cookies

There’s two day left for Holiday cookies, and these are quick and easy.  Actually, I don’t need a holiday to enjoy these cookies.  I make them all throughout the year.  They remind me more of Sunday dinners, rather than Christmas or New Year’s.  You could always count on a relative to bring an assortment of … Continue reading

Nigella’s Lemon Polenta Cake

This may be Nigella Lawson’s Lemon Polenta Cake recipe, but the memories that it evokes for me are those of long ago, at Sunday family dinners.  Several months ago my sister made this cake for a family Sunday dinner, and the moment I tasted it, I knew I had eaten this cake before, but I … Continue reading