The roots of my raising run deep…
Ok, well, maybe a taste of the holiday spirit came and got me this weekend.
The tree went up.
And the kitchen got cookin’.
It ain’t Christmas without a batch of biscochitos. (Recipe here from the PNM cookbook.) It’s a family tradition.
Here are the little beauties, just before going in the oven….deelish already:
And then, fully cooked, fulfilling their destiny. So lightly baked, so flaky, so anise-y. Oh yeah. New Mexico comes to visit.
Many of these bad boys will be going with me to work. These Californians need a taste of where I come from!