My New Go To Cookie: Semi-Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

My sister hosted a Christmas cookie swap this weekend and it was such a success. All of the guests brought such a great assortment of cookies and my husband was ecstatic when I walked in the house with a perfect mix of holiday cookies. 

This past week was an unexpectedly stressful week for us filled with Christmas parties, unplanned get togethers, and an EXTREMELY sick dog. When it came time to start baking for the cookie swap I was wiped out. I wanted to make something home made and delicious but I didn’t really have time or energy to whip up some complex, cookie cutter, frosted masterpiece. 

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Smoky, Sticky, and Easy: Oven Pork Spare Ribs

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Imagine this — a smoky, sweet, and acidic aroma filling the corners of your kitchen. You open your oven and you have beautiful, juicy, and perfectly tender ribs just waiting to be slathered in sauce and broiled to a perfectly sticky consistency.

That’s the recipe I’m sharing with you today. A smoky, sweet, and delicious pork spare ribs recipe. In order to make these, you need about 5 minutes to prep and 2 hours to cook. This are great for a Friday after work meal, a simple Saturday “BBQ”, or a Sunday supper.

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Sticky Sushi Rice

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  • Difficulty: easy
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Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups Medium Grain Rice
  • 2 cups Water
  • 3 tablespoons Rice Vinegar

Directions:

  1. Combine rice and water in a medium saucepan.
  2. Bring rice and water to a soft boil.
  3. After it reaches a soft boil, cover reduce heat to low and let simmer for 20 minutes (or until there is no more liquid).
  4. remove from heat.
  5. Remove lid and gently combine rice vinegar.
  6. Replace cover and let sit for 10 minutes.

*Recipe adapted from Nishiki rice cooking directions.