Thursday, May 6, 2010

What I Had for Supper Tonight ....

Gemelli Pasta with Yellow Squash, Peas and Basil

Just finished eating this, and cleaning up the dishes.
Very satisfying!
I think this would make a great summer dish.
It was quick, easy, and only used one pot.
Would be extra tasty with a grilled chicken breast on the side and a glass of white wine.

Bring it, summer!

Here's the link to the recipe so you can print it easily.

I only used two yellow squashes, and I thought it was more than enough.

Honey Cookies

Honey Cookies

My goodness, these cookies are good.
Perfect when you need something sweet, but not over the top.
I've made three batches of these in the last two weeks, and that says a lot.
I hardly ever make the same thing twice.
You can mix them all up in a bowl and not have to drag the mixer out - another bonus!

Give 'em a try!

Honey Cookies

1 cup of sugar, plus extra for rolling
1 egg
1/4 cup of honey
1 cup of oil, plus 2 T
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups of flour

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Mix the one cup of sugar, and the one egg until well blended and light yellow (about one minute)
Mix in the honey, oil, and vanilla.

In a separate bowl, mix all of the dry ingredients together.
Plop - yes - plop all of the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.

I use a small cookie scoop to make uniform balls.
Roll in sugar.

Place on a greased or parchment paper covered baking sheet, about 2 " apart.

Bake for about 10 minutes until lightly golden brown.

Be happy.