Bloody Mary Jam (for Jelly of the Month Club)

Jellies and jams make surprisingly easy gifts to whip up for the holidays. This is the fourth installment in a twelve part December themed event. Do you love a good Bloody Mary at brunch? Then you’ll love this jam. . . . → Read More: Bloody Mary Jam (for Jelly of the Month Club)

Spiced Merlot Jelly

Do you love a nice mug of mulled wine during the holidays? If so, you will adore today’s featured jelly for “Jelly of the Month Club”! (P.S. Try this with peanut butter.) . . . → Read More: Spiced Merlot Jelly

Zombie Marmalade

For my second installment of December’s “Jelly of the Month Club,” here’s a colorful and festive marmalade PLUS a quick and easy cocktail recipe. Cheers! . . . → Read More: Zombie Marmalade

Jelly of the Month Club (What a bonus!)

Who would not love a membership to “Jelly of the Month Club”? Clark Griswold for one. Join me for my December 2019 Theme announcement plus this month’s Food ‘n Flix post. Here’s a recipe for the first installment: Mead Jelly. . . . → Read More: Jelly of the Month Club (What a bonus!)

“In My Kitchen” December 2019

Happy Holidays, all!

I hope that all of you stateside friends had a wonderful Thanksgiving!   I cannot believe December is here.  I’m not ready!  Every year I try to do some sort of December-themed posts.   I had high hopes and great ambitions for this year.  I even had a pre-planned IMK post to announce the . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” December 2019

Bookish Spices, Installment I

Need a holiday gift idea for the cook or the bookish sort. These spices are the ticket. . . . → Read More: Bookish Spices, Installment I

What’s Cooking? A Keto Friendly Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Food ‘n Flix and What’s Cooking?. Here’s a healthy Thanksgiving menu option which includes turkey, cranberries, “stuffing,” veggies and pumpkin pie. Enjoy! . . . → Read More: What’s Cooking? A Keto Friendly Thanksgiving

Persian Noodle Soup for Cook the Books and The Temporary Bride

The Temporary Bride: A Memoir of Love and Food in Iran by Jennifer Klinec is the October/November selection for Cook the Books. This is a true story of a Canadian expat searching for new culinary experiences, primarily set during her trek into Iran. . . . → Read More: Persian Noodle Soup for Cook the Books and The Temporary Bride

Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Balsamic Butter

This delicious sandwich was inspired by Maggie’s Ruse, a stop on the TLC Book Tour. . . . → Read More: Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Balsamic Butter

New Mexican Beef and Beer Chili

Here’s a late Oktoberfest recipe that didn’t get posted until November. This is a great beefy chili that’s full of flavor (with green chiles, New Mexico beer, Mexican chocolate, etc.). . . . → Read More: New Mexican Beef and Beer Chili