Lemon Crinkle Cookies with Poppy Seeds

The Recipe: Who else knows that some times, often even, only a lemon cookie will do? I've been looking for "my" lemon cookie recipe for a few years now but finally, I've found it! Lemon Crinkle Cookies are so bright and lemony, really charged with lemon flavor. And they have that much-coveted chewy texture too. Join me in Lemon Heaven, anyone? The Conversation: Why we love to bake: instant gratification. PS Who wants the recipe for Lemon Frozen Yogurt too? It's a good one! Instant gratification. That’s why I l-o-v-e to bake. Cookies and cakes. Brownies and bars. Pancakes and pudding. But supper? Supper takes effort. Planning, even perseverance. Answers to pesky questions like, What’s in the fridge to build on? Is the meat is thawed? What’s the vegetable? Is there salad?Seven stinkin’ days a week.I get it, I do, why cooks create a regular recipe rotation. Monday Meatloaf. Tuesday Tacos. Wednesday Wings. Thursday Thai. Friday Fish. Saturday Steak. Sunday Seafood. (…

Lazy Man’s Ciopinno Recipe

Italian Fish & Seafood Stew A Lazy Man's Ciopinno, it's seafood stew packed with fresh fish and fresh shrimp, all hovering in a light tomato-y broth. For those of us who live far from saltwater and a waterside fish market, it's a seafood-lovers's dream. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~

"I made this ... with haddock and king prawns. It was fantastic!" ~ CraigAdd yours, leave a comment, below!BEST RECIPES!
Lazy Man's Ciopinno Made the List!Best Recipes of 2003

Communal Stew Pots to High-End RestaurantsSo we've seen pictures of those big bowls of seafood stew at restaurants, right, especially along the Pacific and Mediterranean coasts? Ciopinno is a sight to be seen, an outright seafood spectacle: broth-filled bowls overflowing with fresh mussels and fresh clams cracked open, crab legs hanging over the side.That's ciopinno [pronounced, at least to my American ear, tchee-uh-PEEN-yo] and the name just sounds like an Italian seafood stew, ri…