"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Almond Shortbread Cookies, by Grandma, is from Kelly & Kate's Creative Cookbook,
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1 cup flour 1/2 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 cup finely chopped almonds 3/4 cup butter
Preheat oven to 300º. Combine flour, cornstarch and powdered sugar. Stir in nuts. Add butter; blend with a spoon until a soft dough forms. Shape into small balls and place on cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork. Bake 15-20 minutes or until edges are light brown.
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