Cranberry-Banana Bread and Banana-Blueberry Muffins

Two great recipes for using up those gnarly over-ripe bananas. . . . → Read More: Cranberry-Banana Bread and Banana-Blueberry Muffins

Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For)

The first two recipes that are worth living for (and a great way to start out 2022) are Maslen Bread and Whiskey & Rye Blondies. Midnight Chicken may end up being my go-to cookbook for all things comforting (and for the simple wisdoms of the kitchen). . . . → Read More: Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For)

“In My Kitchen” January 2022

Well, we made it again. Since 2020, it’s been a bit touch and go.

I am thrilled and pleased to be writing my January 2022 IMK post with all the good things that Santa brought for our kitchen this year.

This is a group shot of items that were gifted by my mom and . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” January 2022

The Family Stone Round-Up

Welcome to the December Round-Up for Food ‘n Flix. This month’s film was The Family Stone. Need a great strata recipe or a wonderful holiday snack? Read on. . . . → Read More: The Family Stone Round-Up

New Year’s “Queso” Dip (with Black-Eyed Peas and Berbere)

Happy New Year and God bless us everyone! I hope that 2022 brings blessings to you and yours. And, I hope you were able to celebrate a bit last night. . . . → Read More: New Year’s “Queso” Dip (with Black-Eyed Peas and Berbere)

The Family Stone Breakfast Strata

A holiday movie and a great Christmas brunch recipe. Here’s the December Food ‘n Flix post. I hope you all had a very happy holiday! . . . → Read More: The Family Stone Breakfast Strata

Cutting Board Conditioner

Here’s a great homemade gift. I’m also recapping Christmases past…. . . . → Read More: Cutting Board Conditioner

The Taste of Ginger and trying Lentil Dal

It’s time for another TLC Book tour stop. I am please to review Mansi Shah’s debut novel The Taste of Ginger. I received a free copy via TLC and the author. All gushings and rants are my own. About the book: In Mansi Shah’s stunning debut novel, a family tragedy beckons a first-generation immigrant to . . . → Read More: The Taste of Ginger and trying Lentil Dal

“In My Kitchen” November 2021

To begin, I had this post started long ago. It was just a list of ideas and reminders. I’m having a difficult time with WordPress and photos lately (any tips?) and so I’m having to go through some convolutions to get them in the library.

I had it scheduled, would forget, it would post and . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” November 2021

Holiday Cheer Chocolate Cookies

Need a little extra cheer for the holidays. Try these cookies, with a definite adult flavor. One can’t go wrong with chocolate and whiskey! . . . → Read More: Holiday Cheer Chocolate Cookies