Build Me Up, Butterspoon

There are so many different emotions happening when you move into a new place. Excitement at how you haven’t spilled coffee on the carpet yet. Frustration when you are trying to get to the bathroom in the middle of the night and run face first into the wall that you forgot was there. Hope that with a new place will come new habits (this one is quickly dashed, but it’s beautiful as it is fleeting). Confusion at how your furniture has ever made it through doors before.

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Things that have increased the homey-ness of the new apartment so far include artwork up on the walls, playing cribbage into the night with my love (whiskey included, natch), finding time for dance parties every so often to really break the place in, and putting up pictures of family and friends around the house.

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Also, making meals in the kitchen definitely ups the feel-at-home ante. Luckily, I had time this week for one of my favorite recipes – so happy the ingredients were easily accessible in our new spot, and that the plateware needed for serving made it through the move. Whether you are easing in a new life chapter, or just want to celebrate all the goodness happening in your world, this recipe for Cookie Butter is ready and waiting for your enjoyment.

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  • Jar of cookie butter (I recommend crunchy, but that’s just because I know what’s what in the cookie butter world)
  • Spoon
  • Parsley for garnish (optional, but classy)

1) Procure a jar of cookie butter

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2) Open it and faintly hear the sound of angels singing a heavenly strain

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3) Spoon it up – I use a serving spoon because…butter made of cookies

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8 thoughts on “Build Me Up, Butterspoon

  1. I STILL haven’t tried cookie butter. WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME?!!! I hear it’s worth dying for.
    Also, strange… I have a friend who also has an autographed photo of Bob Saget.

    • I should have known Bob was a autograph polygamist, although I naively hoped I was his one and only. That is a bizarre coincidence, though. In other news – cookie butter. GET ON IT!

  2. I bet that does taste superb, but a jar of cookie butter in my sanctum sanctorum is risky business. I’ve unloaded fifteen pounds of flab this year and want to keep that unloaded … So, I guess I’ll just get a jar and bring it to The Grind. That way I can get my spoonful, and Godsend, my 26-year-old colleague, will polish off the rest of the jar. It will also serve as a morale booster.

      • Oh, man – 15 lbs down is awesome! Congrats on all that unloading. Maybe you could bring a spoonful to The Grind and have it dangle like a carrot throughout your workout? That would work wonders for me. Although, my current bicep curl technique is bringing the gigantic spoon of cookie butter from the jar to my face, so…maybe don’t take fitness advice from me. Godsend can have my jar too. What’s left of it, that is.

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