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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Another Good Reason For Elastic

Tuesday began as a gray day with light snow. I boiled a couple of soup bones Monday, so before I turned out the horses I started a pot of vegetable beef barley soup for lunch. The sun came out in the meantime, but the soup was still a wonderful warming meal on a winter day.


After lunch I made a batch of cookies. The savory smell of soup gave way to the delightfully sweet smell of sugar and chocolate.



An afternoon nosh of cookies accompanying a nice cup of tea. I feel absolutely spoiled!




I have to give credit where it is due. The recipe for these fantastic cookies came from MAY ALL SEASONS BE SWEET TO THEE   

9 comments:

  1. Oh my! Those cookies look gooooood!!! The soup does, too!

    I don't have the urge for soup here, like I did in snow country. I think I miss the making of it more than the soup itself.

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  2. Oh my ... I'm drooling. Enjoy some for me! (I don't see the link/credit for your cookies on the blog.)

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  3. The cookies are good! I love making soup as well. And eating it. : )

    Bonnie, fixed the link. Hope you are getting through you diet change.

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  4. Oh, what a lovely surprise! I am SO HAPPY that you made and like the Black Tie cookies. (I just ate one of the last ones myself.)
    The soup looks great. I would make soup much more often if my husband didn't despise it. :)
    Thank you for all of your kind notes these past few days, I appreciate you.
    xo

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  5. Your cookies are fabulous! Sweet and chocolatety! I found coconut oil and used it as you suggested. I did add walnuts 'cause I like nuts in cookies, but they sure aren't needed.

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  6. Yum! Sounds like a perfect day to me :) -Tammy

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  7. It was a good day. Can't miss when cookies and tea are involved!

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  8. I love the photo of the tea and cookies, lovely tea cup. I want those chocolate cookies now...Too bad you live so far away!

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  9. It is too bad. Many things may be shared via cyberspace, but tea and cookies aren't one of them. : )

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