After visiting New Mexico, I am so tempted to put green chilis in anything and everything.
Case in point—this hummus.
Green Chili Hummus adapted from Dorie Greenspan
1 can (15.5 oz.) chickpeas 2 large garlic cloves, chopped 1/3 c. tahini 2 T. fresh lemon juice (or to taste) 1 can (4.5 oz.) chopped green . . . → Read More: Green Chili Hummus
Oh, FUDGE!!!!! Today I am posting a classic family fudge recipe in honor of sweet Ralphie in “A Christmas Story” (and for December’s Food ‘n Flix). . . . → Read More: Christmas Fudge
So I am starting my own game of Christmas CLUE with you today.
Clue #1: Today I am posting very difficult instructions (facetiously typed) for farolitos or luminaries to decorate your driveway or front step.
Clue #2: On Christmas, I will post about the New Mexico state cookie.
Have any guesses as to why . . . → Read More: Farolitos: DIY Decorating
I feel obligated to again share with you, dear reader, as we embark on another Christmas gift giving season that I am an often ungrateful gift recipient. (For more on my Bah Humbug attitude, click here.) I have received some scary pig teapots…,some lovely wine glasses…,
lots of cat-themed items, regifted towel-sets (that . . . → Read More: A Reindeer Barbershop Sextet (or root beer pack to go)
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
Bourbon Kahlua from a handy bartender in Tulsa. (This stuff is golden!) . . . → Read More: Elixirs for Xmas: Chocolate Bourbon Kahlua
Welcome to the December edition of C.L.U.E. This month’s theme focused on food our grandmothers would have cooked. To spice it up a bit, the society members were tasked with searching our assigned blogs for something that your grandmother would have cooked AND then sharing an authentic recipe from our own grandmother’s recipe. . . . → Read More: Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix for C.L.U.E.
I become even more retro and vintage at Christmas time. I think as I get older, I enjoy more retro stuff. Er…or maybe it is me that is actually become more vintage.
Anyhoo, I found some old forgotten sticker paper in our office/guest room and I went nuts printing vintage images for packages . . . → Read More: Make Your Own Gift Bags and Go Retro