Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Here’s a healthy and delicious and diabetic friendly breakfast! Don’t let the healthiness of this dish put you off—it’s sooooo good! . . . → Read More: Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Chinese Five-Spice Granola with Mango

Not only is there another new granola recipe here today, but I am also including a round-up of all things granola, including previously published ones. . . . → Read More: Chinese Five-Spice Granola with Mango

Crazy for Cocoa Granola

I am being nostalgic and referencing the vintage Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs commercials from the late 70s and early 80s. But, I have elevated the sugary manufactured cocoa cereal of our youth. (When did the 80s get retro?) . . . → Read More: Crazy for Cocoa Granola

A Mexican Breakfast to celebrate The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo for Cook the Books

Join me in the first of two Frida events. Up today is my recipe for Huevos Rancheros with Chorizo to celebrate The Scecret Book of Frida Kahlo. . . . → Read More: A Mexican Breakfast to celebrate The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo for Cook the Books

Lemony Brown Sugar Syrup

Lots of links to other Meyer Lemon recipes today. Whip up some waffles with lemon curd and this Lemony Brown Sugar Syrup for you Valentine this morning! . . . → Read More: Lemony Brown Sugar Syrup

Maple-Chai Pumpkin Muffins

Today is a twofer: These pumpkin muffins and a recipe for a spicy chai mix. . . . → Read More: Maple-Chai Pumpkin Muffins

Green Chile-Cheese Puff

I love green chile season… . . . → Read More: Green Chile-Cheese Puff

Banana Pancakes with Coconut Oil

Another Saturday and another pancake recipe. I seem to be creating a tradition…. . . . → Read More: Banana Pancakes with Coconut Oil

Applesauce Pancakes for Valentine’s Day

A busy, busy, busy week has passed.   We finished the week with a home ballgame last night (one of three last week), so I was worn out and tired and slept until 9:30 a.m. this morning.

Don’t judge.  I needed that.  (I also think I caught The Hubs’ cold.)

This post really isn’t starting . . . → Read More: Applesauce Pancakes for Valentine’s Day

Eggs and Mushrooms in Ham Crisp Cups #TripleSBites

#TripleSBites for today is a breakfast dish you could whip up for a romantic brunch (or dinner or brinner). . . . → Read More: Eggs and Mushrooms in Ham Crisp Cups #TripleSBites

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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