I have been having trouble with my appetite lately, so when I thought about what I wanted to eat, I got a craving for Potato & Leek Soup, so I made a big pot of it to last me a couple of days. It's one of my favorite comfort soups and I really needed some comfort.
I made a couple of cookie doughs while I was "in the mood" the other day. I shaped them into logs, cut them into sections and froze them for future baking. So when I have a craving, I just have to cut off a few slices, pop them in the oven, et voila, freshly baked cookies! I made chocolate chip, which is always nice to have, and the second was an experiment. I found some hazelnuts in the freezer, made hazelnut butter and made cookies from that. I have to bake some more and share them so that I can get more opinions. I think they're perfect, myself. They're so rich, I have to make them small. But that didn't keep me from eating the first four I baked! I was so excited about the cookies, that I rushed to bake the second batch and I flattened the dough balls right from the fridge, so they cracked, which I don't like.
I still have ravioli filling and am going to finish making the little dough pockets and freeze them for another time. My freezer is so packed, it's crazy! Never again can I say that I've nothing to eat. Most of what's in there isn't edible, it's henna, and then there's all the butter I bought on sale-good thing too, it's now $5.50 a pound! The rest: flours, walnuts, some veggies, stuff like that.
Well, I'd better finish my ravioli and get ready for bed. Three more days of work ahead!