Recipe: Easy Nutella Cookies

A friend departed post recently, and she gifted me some leftover baking supplies. Rummaging through my kitchen cabinets trying to find some storage space (Remember all that pancake mix? It takes up a lot of space.), I stumbled upon two large jars of Nutella that I don’t even remember packing into our consumables.

Recipe: Ghirardelli Brownie Cookies

Not long ago Kail and I had our first guests over for dinner since arriving to post. We invited our friends, another USAID couple, because although they got to San Salvador a week or so before us, they had been living in temporary housing. So we thought they might appreciate a home-cooked meal.

Cookie Exchange, Salvadoran Edition

Christmas cookies.Yesterday I hosted my fourth annual cookie exchange — and the first of what I hope will be many overseas editions. For those of you who are unfamiliar with cookie exchanges, also known as cookie swaps (i.e. men), each attendee brings bags of home-baked cookies for everyone in attendance, plus a few to shareContinue reading “Cookie Exchange, Salvadoran Edition”