On peanut butter kiss cookies and Angel Olsen and getting through the holidays without my mom. Something a little more in-depth about this coming later, but, this for now. (Also, these were my entry for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap.)

On peanut butter kiss cookies and Angel Olsen and getting through the holidays without my mom. Something a little more in-depth about this coming later, but, this for now. (Also, these were my entry for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap.)

"Oh, little biscuit, you can be so sweet."
British digestive biscuits, inspired by Felix's album, Oh Holy Molar. I promise they taste better than “digestive biscuit” sounds. This album is really lovely. (RIYL Cat Power, Casey Dienel/White Hinterland, Regina Spektor)

"Oh, little biscuit, you can be so sweet."

British digestive biscuits, inspired by Felix's album, Oh Holy Molar. I promise they taste better than “digestive biscuit” sounds. This album is really lovely. (RIYL Cat Power, Casey Dienel/White Hinterland, Regina Spektor)

Tumblr Eat Up treats, part 1 (from last night)! Baking up a storm this weekend…

Tumblr Eat Up treats, part 1 (from last night)! Baking up a storm this weekend…

Last year’s Valentine’s Day post: Indie rock conversation heart cookies.

Last year’s Valentine’s Day post: Indie rock conversation heart cookies.

My friend Sheba gave me some amazing vintage cookie cutters from the ’30s or ’40s! I put them to good use over the weekend and made speculaas (from the Baked Explorations cookbook) with maple buttercream frosting.

We could take the subway home/ And stare at our reflection in the window panes of the train/ And see how much New York has changed us” — from Rosie Thomas’s “All the Way to New York City”

(On Michigan Mitten gingerbread cookies, family traditions and growing up.)

Pumpkin oatmeal cookies! These are delicious. (Guest post on eat!drink!snack!)

Pumpkin oatmeal cookies! These are delicious. (Guest post on eat!drink!snack!)

Lemon thumbprint cookies with homemade peach/plum/thyme jam, made with my best friend. Modified from this recipe.

Lemon thumbprint cookies with homemade peach/plum/thyme jam, made with my best friend. Modified from this recipe.

"Oh well, whatever…nevermind." Kurt Cobain’s no-bake cookie recipe (seriously), in honor of the 20th anniversary of Nevermind.

"Oh well, whatever…nevermind." Kurt Cobain’s no-bake cookie recipe (seriously), in honor of the 20th anniversary of Nevermind.