I had grandiose ideas.
Yes, I had done the The Twelve Days of Christmas for 2010 and I had done fourteen Christmas gift posts last year.
This year promised to bring posts on “Gifts from the Kitchen 2012.” I had even written many drafts, some as far back as January 2012. I had lots of things . . . → Read More: Cranberry Ginger Whole Wheat Quick Bread
Remember the perennial sock monkey?
I still have a vintage one that mom made me back in the day. (I will not tell you how long ago that was.)
When the nieces and nephews were babies, I attempted to make some sock monkeys and even some sock elephants.
I think the elephant is still waiting, . . . → Read More: Sock monkeys for adults
Hopefully the family won’t think this gift is “for the birds!” . . . → Read More: A gift for the birds
It may be too late to put one together this year for your family, but this is a great year ’round project. . . . → Read More: Family Cookbooks: Food, traditions, customs and love
I’m dreaming of a white chili…..Just like the ones I used to know.
Every once in a while, our local paper will publish cherished recipes from long ago closed restaurants. St. Michael’s Alley white chili must have been a much loved favorite because it is featured quite often. I made this same recipe about five . . . → Read More: I’m dreaming of a white chili.
I have not been in the kitchen all week.
I am hoping that my name wasn’t up on the board to bring holiday treats tomorrow.
It ain’t happenin’.
I have just not felt like cooking much lately. Work has been über stressful.
I am waiting for Christmas break and I . . . → Read More: More Christmas Gifts
This isn’t a Gift from the Kitchen, but we did make it in the kitchen. That counts, right?
When the in-laws were here for Thanksgiving, my mother-in-law and I got so bored with the 24/7 football that was blaring in the living room, we found a project. She was wanting to make paper ornaments for . . . → Read More: Advent Calendar: Making paper bells
The first year that I was invited to spend Christmas with The Hubs’ family (my future in-laws), I was thrilled. We had been dating a long time and I had only met the parents once.
It was to be a momentous occasion to be sure.
His family always celebrated on Christmas Eve with an appetizer/sandwich/snack . . . → Read More: The Gifts from the Kitchen Kick-Off: Cheese Ball Kits