I am a cookbook-aholic.

Announcing a new direction: Cookbook of the Week. Follow my new themed posting vow—to highlight all the cookbooks in my vast (and growing) library. . . . → Read More: I am a cookbook-aholic.

Save Me the Plums or How Reichl Could Not Save Gourmet

I’m going back through my draft archives and finding posts that were mostly finished. I don’t know why I didn’t post up this book review, especially since I am the Ruth Reichl super fan. Anyway, here it is today. . . . → Read More: Save Me the Plums or How Reichl Could Not Save Gourmet

Pineapple Cake Cookies

A new cookie recipe and a great way to use up any leftover pineapple. If you like a cake-like cookie, you will adore these. Try it…you’ll like it. . . . → Read More: Pineapple Cake Cookies

“In My Kitchen” February 2020

I always feel like there’s really not a lot happening in my kitchen until I reflect back to write an “In My Kitchen” monthly post. Dig in here for some home grown citrus from Texas and some new jelly recipes. I also threw in a few cookbook reviews for good measure! Welcome February! . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” February 2020

Herbed Veggie Dip

49er fan or a KC fan. It honestly matters not to me…I’m all about the food. Here’s a great dip that is fresh, green and great with veggies for a healthier option. (But, I’ve got a few other recipes today that are totally delicious and bad for you!) . . . → Read More: Herbed Veggie Dip

Pork Tenderloin Stir-Fry with Kimchi

Always Be My Maybe is the hilarious feature film for January’s Food ‘n Flix. Of course, I had to make something with kimchi. . . . → Read More: Pork Tenderloin Stir-Fry with Kimchi

Banana-Mango Nut Muffins

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh is the current Cook the Books selection. There’s so much food in this novel, perhaps to help comfort one as they read this tale of survival and ultimate triumph and hope. . . . → Read More: Banana-Mango Nut Muffins

“In My Kitchen” January 2020

Although the decade technically doesn’t end until December 31, 2020, I will include myself in celebrating the end of the teens and hoping that the twenties are more peaceful and less divisive. (Declaring that the decade is not technically ending is divisive in itself, I know.) See what’s new in our kitchen (and what we received for Christmas). . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” January 2020

Happy New Year Hummus (Eat your black-eyed peas!)

How many days of good luck will you have after eating this hummus? An infinite number (because it’s full of black eyed peas)! Here’s to a wonderful 2020! . . . → Read More: Happy New Year Hummus (Eat your black-eyed peas!)

More jellies and jams….

I just could not leave 2019 without one more canning post.   I went back through my archives and found that I had published quite a few booze inspired preserves.   Before we completely put the Jelly of the Month Club to rest, I wanted to share these.   I also wanted to highlight the book that inspired . . . → Read More: More jellies and jams….