Spotted on eBay recently is this vintage 50s-60s Heinkel-esque Cookie Mold from the Netherlands. It’s big at 12″ long! Don’t know what Speculaas cookies are? Neither did I. Hence the second photo.
Had to show off my homemade scooter crackers that I made for a friend’s fÃªte BECAUSE IT WILL NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN. OMG, the amount of work was insane. But in case you want to go nuts and make your own, this is the mold I used. It’s quite wee compared to other scooter cookie molds.
And Mark Bitman’s recipe for simple crackers is great. Here’s his recipe for Parmesan crackers to give you some idea. But really, just go out and buy his book “How to Cook Everything.” A week doesn’t go by when I don’t refer to it. And as a single girl I don’t cook all that often. But he’s helped me fix recipes when I was elbow deep into them: