“…she stopped paying close attention to his words and when at red lights, examined the rain drops spattering on the windshield so intently that she almost stared right through them. Each drop seemed stuck on the glass, until another drop landed on it and they rolled down the window together, ending in a climactic splash.”
Sara: English major/Gender and Sexuality Studies minor, working at a nonprofit that gets young women ready for and interested in running for office/maybe soon applying to grad school, writer, clarinetist.
I post and reblog: things I think are pretty, things that intrigue me, things I'm a fan of, and things I care about.
Common themes include: books, writing, movies, more books, cozy beds, breakfasts, Doctor Who, Sherlock, feminist issues, and occasional pieces of my life.
These are the homemade alfajores I made as part of my gifts for some friends.
I wanted to capture their splendor before I carefully transport these extremely crumbly cookies several hours north tomorrow.
This is the alfajores recipe that pretty much nailed my favorite cookies from Peruvian chicken places and Bolivian bakeries.
Christmas Cookies for Singles.
"Santa will never leave you."
Delicious cookies I made last week for accompanying decorating the Christmas tree.
They were super easy, too: you basically just throw all the ingredients in a food processor, processes until the dough forms a ball, press the dough into a baking sheet, cover it in almonds and sugar, bake, and slice.
A little while back, I made Christmas cookies for home and work.
My aunt sent me awesome cooking-making supplies for Christmas, so I decided I had to really take advantage of them and make three kinds of cookies: decorated sugar cookies, molasses spice cookies, and wheat- and dairy-free almond butter cookies.