So I’m back from vacation, took a little time to recover from *that*, and now I’m truly itching to get my paws back into the oven. We’ve also had an amazing abundance of fresh veggies and fruits from our CSA, so that provides an additional bushel of inspiration, to be sure. I admit that the first recipe back doesn’t follow the reader request guidelines, but sometimes mrslovey gets to bend the rules and move to the head of the line. I’m sure you understand.
For the last few summers, when the tomato bounty has been at its peak, mrslovey has made a delicious (if you like that kind of thing) creamless creamy tomato soup. It has a garden-fresh unadulterated tomato flavor, and it freezes beautifully. When I asked her to define, she just shrugged and said, “it tastes like summer.” (9/2/10 edit: recipe for the soup is here)
Needless to say, she needed something to go along with the soup, hopefully something that also freezes well, so that a grab-and-go lunch or dinner later in the year would be simple and not require additional effort. Knowing that she likes savory crispy/crunchy snacks, I decided to make cookies. Read the rest of this entry ?