Christmas Gift # 14: Ginger Snaps

My last installment—a vintage ginger snap recipe for you! . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift # 14: Ginger Snaps

Christmas Gifts #13: Homemade cheese crackers

Something savory to offset all the sweet stuff of the holidays. Pair a box of these crackers with a red wine for a great gift. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts #13: Homemade cheese crackers

Christmas Gift # 12: White Queso

I’m dreaming of a white queso….An expensive meal leads to a new dip recipe. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift # 12: White Queso

Christmas Gift # 11: Shop, buy, and gift local

I am taking a break from baking today to give ya’ll some last minute gift ideas. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift # 11: Shop, buy, and gift local

Christmas Gift #10: Trail Mix Cookies for SRC

This is also my Secret Recipe Club post for December: Trail Mix Cookies . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift #10: Trail Mix Cookies for SRC

Christmast Gift #9: Double Choco-Banana Muffins

More muffins—perfect for more Christmas baskets. . . . → Read More: Christmast Gift #9: Double Choco-Banana Muffins

Christmas Gift #8: Bakery Style Blueberry Muffins

A great blueberry muffin with a sweet crumb topping—just like the local bakery’s. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift #8: Bakery Style Blueberry Muffins

Christmas Gift #7: A Healthy Muffin Recipe

Making over a sour cream-bran muffin recipe into a yogurt-flax muffin. Take a basket of these to your next party as a hostess gift. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift #7: A Healthy Muffin Recipe

Christmas Gift #6

Going to a holiday get-together. Take this simple and easy Wine Fruit ‘n Nut Squares . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift #6

Christmas Gift #5: Pumpkin Granola

Another healthy “Gifts from the Kitchen” Idea. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift #5: Pumpkin Granola

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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