Tarragon Lime Cookies with White Chocolate Lime Frosting

Tarragon Lime Cookies / Patty's Food

  I like cookies that are easy to make, fun to serve and pack a lot of flavor, especially the flavors of tarragon, lime and white chocolate.  December is the month for home baked cookies, for the most part cookies baked with the Christmas holidays and sharing with friends and family firmly in mind.  My […]

Green Bean Salad -Greek Style

Greek Style Green Bean Salad / Patty's Food

Time to cut back the oregano before it overtakes the entire garden, it’s growing like a weed in it’s little corner of the world.  Speaking of the world, last Friday I shared a French inspired recipe for a sable breton galette and this week I’ve moved on to Greece with my Greek inspired green bean […]

chewy tarragon sugar cookies

Chewy Tarragon Sugar Cookies

Today I’m sharing a family favorite, chewy sugar cookies flavored with finely minced tarragon. I use a chewy sugar cookie recipe from America’s Test Kitchen that I’ve adapted to include my favorite cookie herb, tarragon.  This is a simple recipe for a chewy sugar cookie that is made completely by hand- no mixer is needed. […]

crunchy green bean, radish and walnut salad with goat feta

green bean and radish salad

A bag of green beans and a basket of radishes were a few of my farmers market finds last night, I also ran into one of my daughter’s friends with her two young children in tow.  There is something irresistible  about a sweet little girl who wants to hold your hand and shop for fruit […]

Corn Soup with Tomato and Sugar Snap Pea Salad for French Fridays

Could there ever be too much ripe sweet corn?  Sometimes at the end of Summer if feels that way when the corn is piled high in the market or overflowing in a large bin at a farm stand.  There are a lot of things out there to make with fresh corn but one of my […]

Blueberry Tarragon Crumble Bar Cookies

I’ve grown French tarragon for years, it’s easy to grow, thrives on neglect and is always good chopped on green beans which I make a steady diet of in the summertime.  I also have a recipe for tarragon cookies which I could easily be persuaded to share.   Recently I’ve been branching out with my […]