For the Week of March 27, 2006

I went on a history bender this last weekend, getting deep into two extremely worthwhile books: David McCullough’s excellent 1776, and Joseph Stevens’ 1863: Rebirth of a Nation. Ruminating on old New England got me in the mood for some good old-fashioned:

Hermit Cookies

…while thinking on the South made me realize last week’s threat to make biscuits was a good one. And of course, for a good Southern biscuit there’s only one place to go: the White Lily flour recipe box:

Southern Biscuits

Thinking on all the history that surrounds cookies and biscuits makes my poor head swim. I hope I can get it all in this week.

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