Cooking with Red and Green

I like to cook with color any time of year, but especially during Christmas holidays. Red and green food is festive and delicious. Have a Christmas cookie! Christmas Shortbread To the shortbread and linzer cookie dough I write about elsewhere in this book,  add 3/4 cup (3.5 ounces) finely chopped pistachios and 3/4 cup (4.25…

Raves and Faves 17

White lights and sparkling baubles. ♦ ♦ ♦ The Christmas tree in the lobby of Little Rock’s Capital Hotel, named among the 10 most dazzling this year by Forbes Travel Guide. I second that. ♦ ♦ ♦ A lovely gingerbread village with royal icing snow and working Christmas lights, around which a train chugs and travels through a tunnel….