“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

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….

Peanut Soup from Jubilee by Toni Tipton-Martin

Need a great cookbook read and an easy weeknight meal. Pick up Jubilee and whip up a pot of Peanut Soup. . . . → Read More: Peanut Soup from Jubilee by Toni Tipton-Martin

“In My Kitchen” November 2019

More cookbooks…..and a new-to-us (old) kitchen. Welcome to what’s “In My Kitchen” this month. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” November 2019

The Art of Escapism and a long faux sour dough process

The Art of Escapism by Mandy Lee (blogger from Lady & Pups) is my next stop on the TLC Book Tour. Her recipes are inventive and her sense of humor is outrageously funny and pained at the same time. Keep on for a prolonged bread recipe that is worth it. . . . → Read More: The Art of Escapism and a long faux sour dough process

A Very Berry Good Time

Summers are always hectic and it’s been a while since we went berry picking. Strawberries were numero uno on my list this summer but, alas, strawberry season came and went without us picking any (but the few meager ones from our own bed).

I was determined to not miss the rest of the berry seasons.

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Guest Post: Bierox and “Take it away, mom!”

Welcome to the first guest post at EE! Join my mother today as she shares an old authentic German recipe and a family favorite. . . . → Read More: Guest Post: Bierox and “Take it away, mom!”

Triple Threat Oatmeal Cookies

A new cookbook and a a great new oatmeal cookie recipe (with less sugar)! . . . → Read More: Triple Threat Oatmeal Cookies

A New Old-Fashioned, an appetizer and Buttermilk Graffiti

I’m highlighting Chef Edward Lee today. Buttermilk Graffiti is the featured book for Cook the Books. Here’s a berry delightful and thymely cocktail along with a mushroom “hummus.” . . . → Read More: A New Old-Fashioned, an appetizer and Buttermilk Graffiti

Japanese Steakhouse Ginger Dressing

…and an accompanying salad. This dressing packs a punch of vegetables and is perfect on a salad of spinach, cucumbers, radish, carrots and sprouts. . . . → Read More: Japanese Steakhouse Ginger Dressing