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)

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

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

Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

I about screwed up. I was thinking I had until the end of December for this round of Cook the Books. Claudia from Honey from Rock is hosting Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown. You can read her announcement post here.

The book has been on my bedside table for a couple of months. I . . . → Read More: Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

the moon won’t be dared and a recipe in the ashes

Today’s book review (another TLC Book Tour Stopover) is a work of poetry by Anne Leigh Parrish. I paired a recipe literally cooked in the ashes to accompany the theme of fire and destruction on Parrish’s works. . . . → Read More: the moon won’t be dared and a recipe in the ashes

Spicy White Pumpkin Soup for a Friendsgiving

Welcome to the Food ‘n Flix’ November film, Friendsgiving. Heather (the founder of Food ‘n Flix) is hosting this month. It’s good to have her back!

Friendsgiving is not a film I would have sought out. I think the movie poster is a bit misleading.It’s misleading because Wanda Sykes is front and center at the . . . → Read More: Spicy White Pumpkin Soup for a Friendsgiving