Beetlejuice Cocktail

Here’s a delicious cocktail to accompany this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature: Beetlejuice. . . . → Read More: Beetlejuice Cocktail

Wicked Fruit

This Wicked Fruit is laden with whiskey and Amaretto as inspired by this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature “The Witches of Eastwick.” . . . → Read More: Wicked Fruit

Elixirs for Xmas: Amaretto

Who knew you could make your own Amaretto?  I certainly didn’t.

I was struggling for some more Christmas posts and pulled an old cookbook from my library:   Gifts from the Kitchen.

Mom had a similar book (back in the day) I loved to go through and dream of all the gifts I would make . . . → Read More: Elixirs for Xmas: Amaretto

Peach-Raspberry Crumble with Amaretto

It is Secret Recipe Club time again. Check out this recipe for a crumble with coconut oil and Amaretto! . . . → Read More: Peach-Raspberry Crumble with Amaretto

Cherry Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Dark Sweet Cherry Cupcakes with Amaretto Buttercream . . . → Read More: Cherry Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Blueberry Flaugnarde for April’s SRC

I can’t believe it is time for another Secret Recipe Club post. This month I was assigned my first international blogger! . . . → Read More: Blueberry Flaugnarde for April’s SRC

A Healthy Willy Wonka Treat? Here’s the latest Cook the Books post.

How would Charlie “healthify” the Chocolate Factory? Maybe with Frozen Dark Sweet Cherry Yogurt with Chocolate and Amaretto. . . . → Read More: A Healthy Willy Wonka Treat? Here’s the latest Cook the Books post.

Peach-Amaretto Sauce

Just trying to use up all that freezer jam. This is a great sauce for desserts. . . . → Read More: Peach-Amaretto Sauce

Amaretto Coffee Chocolate Bundt Cake

An homage to Kerry Vincent: This is a fast and easy cake that tastes fabulous. I use it for impromptu gatherings, birthday parties and other festivities. . . . → Read More: Amaretto Coffee Chocolate Bundt Cake

Sangria Again?

After a day of remodeling and DIY projects, I threw together an improvised sangria for much needed patio time. . . . → Read More: Sangria Again?

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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