Sourdough Coffee Cake

For this installment of Cookbook of the Week I delved into the family archives. What I found was a great sourdough recipe that is delicious for breakfast. . . . → Read More: Sourdough Coffee Cake

Maple-Banana Muffins and The Ingredients of You and Me for TLC

Nina Bocci’s latest novel includes some heirloom recipes for Cucidati (Italian Fig Cookies), Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake), Hummingbird Cake, Italian Wedding Cookies (anise cookies), and Ciambelone (Italian tea cakes). Please join me for my TLC review. . . . → Read More: Maple-Banana Muffins and The Ingredients of You and Me for TLC

Live-Longer Granola

I recently reviewed The Blue Zones Kitchen and have really been using this cookbook since.   It’s been hard lately cooking from a cookbook because I am not running to the store for needed ingredients.  If we don’t have it, we make something else (or totally revamp the original recipe).

Having recently eaten the last of the granola . . . → Read More: Live-Longer Granola

Strawberry-Spinach Smoothies

Don’t you hate it when you don’t have the called-for ingredients for a recipe you want to make? Improvise and come up with a completely different and perhaps more delicious one! . . . → Read More: Strawberry-Spinach Smoothies

Cornmeal Cream Cheese Pancakes with Cranberry and Apricot Maple Syrup

I Heart Cooking Club‘s theme this week is CRANBERRIES! I found a great recipe in a retro Gourmet to celebrate the season. Serve these pancakes up for a very special Thanksgiving breakfast! . . . → Read More: Cornmeal Cream Cheese Pancakes with Cranberry and Apricot Maple Syrup

Morning Glory Muffins for IHCC

For I Heart Cooking Clubs’ Morning Glories theme this week, I revisit a muffin recipe that is chockful of apples, carrots, raisins, nuts, and coconut. . . . → Read More: Morning Glory Muffins for IHCC

Scrambled Eggs, Blushing Mimosas and Richard Gere

This month’s Food ‘n Flix feature is Runaway Bride starring Julia Roberts and RICHARD GERE. Here’s my inspired-by meal of Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese and Dill and Blushing Bride Mimosas. . . . → Read More: Scrambled Eggs, Blushing Mimosas and Richard Gere

TLC Book Tour, Wild Women and Pineapple Buns

Welcome to the TLC Book Tour of The Wild Woman’s Guide to Traveling the World. . . . → Read More: TLC Book Tour, Wild Women and Pineapple Buns

Greek Yogurt with Pomegranate, Honey and Cinnamon for #FoodnFlix #JaneAustenBites #FandomFoodies

I am posting early this month! Check out the current Food ‘n Flix film, Clueless, hosted by Heather at All Roads Lead to the Kitchen. #JaneAustenBites #FandomFoodies . . . → Read More: Greek Yogurt with Pomegranate, Honey and Cinnamon for #FoodnFlix #JaneAustenBites #FandomFoodies

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