On the Third Day of Christmas Recipes: Time for Cookie Making

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Christmas and cookies are pretty much synonymous. I mean really, can you actually get through the holiday season without Christmas cookies? At least just one… My husband’s family is from Pittsburgh and even though most of the family has since scattered, Pittsburgh is where we go for Christmas to celebrate. It’s kind of like a mini family vacation, but much less stressful. See, we don’t really do anything besides eat, play games and cards and watch TV. So it doesn’t involve that normal family vacation stress where one person wants to do this, the other person wants to do that, and we debate for a day and a half as to which idea is best. Plus there aren’t really any children. His youngest cousin is 10 years old and the others are teenagers, so that probably helps as well.

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Pizza Anyone?

Fresh mozzarella, homemade sauce and heirloom tomatoes. Yeah, you’re jealous.

I don’t know what it is, but Friday nights are pretty synonymous with Pizza for me. I’m all about going out on Saturdays but after a long day and week of work, I would much rather spend my Friday nights in my pajamas, on the couch, with a movie and some pizza. Living in Brooklyn, I’m pretty lucky to have great pizza. Pretty much every place you stop at claims to have the best pizza in New York City. Take out pizza is great, but it’s also really easy to make it yourself too!

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