Mom: So when is your article coming out in the Washington Post?
Me: What article?
Mom: The article about the cookies.
Me: I didn't write any article.
Mom: You said you were writing a review of that cookie recipe you made with B a couple weeks ago.
Me: I said we were testing the recipe.
Mom: But you were going to write about it. And it would be published. You said so.
Me: No, I said our names would be mentioned. All we had to do was tell the food people at the Post if the cookies tasted good.
Mom: I don't know why you're so afraid to promote yourself. Just tell them you'll write the article, I'll bet they're dying to have young people do some writing for them.
Me: It's a paragraph, Mom, not an article. And they already have people to do writing for them. They're a newspaper.
Mom: (deep sigh...) Fine. Just sit there and play with your blog all day. See where it gets you.
I cannot win.
Here's the recipe, not in the Post (don't know when that's coming out) but the one in Leite's Culinaria Update is the same, I recognized the photo. Sure, I could have iced mine to resemble precious little lime wedges like the ones in the cookbook, but honest to God people, who has the time? Do you own a piping bag? If you did, would you know how to use it? I didn't think so.
The cookies really are divine, with or without the icing. Don't try to roll the dough without parchment or wax paper, it's very sticky.
Enjoy, and save a couple for me.