Holiday Cheer Chocolate Cookies

Need a little extra cheer for the holidays. Try these cookies, with a definite adult flavor. One can’t go wrong with chocolate and whiskey! . . . → Read More: Holiday Cheer Chocolate Cookies

Christmas Pasta for Food ‘n Fix and The Holiday

Happy Holidays!

I’m hosting the December edition of Food ‘n Flix with The Holiday (2006), a film directed by Nancy Meyers and starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jack Black and Jude Law. Of course, Diaz, Winslet, and Law are gorgeous. Black just adds enough scruffy “everyman” to help the tale be believable. Please do note . . . → Read More: Christmas Pasta for Food ‘n Fix and The Holiday

Love Actually Round Up for December’s Food ‘n Flix

Check out these recipes inspired by Love Actually, the December Food ‘n Flix feature film. We have some proper English recipes along with some delicious appetizers, desserts, and a main dish. . . . → Read More: Love Actually Round Up for December’s Food ‘n Flix

Christmas Chile-Spiced Pecans

This month marked a hodge-podge of holidayish themes here at Eliot’s Eats. I definitely went down two different roads. On the one hand, I highlighted some great culinary-themed books that you might want to gift to the foodie in your life. Then, I pulled out some New Mexico-inspired holiday recipes just because….

I ended the . . . → Read More: Christmas Chile-Spiced Pecans


Holiday cookies from New Mexico. (Surprise!) . . . → Read More: Biscochitos

Jam of the Month Club

It is not unexpected to get jam, jellies, and other preserves from us as Christmas gifts. Here’s an idea for a homemade gift (that keeps on giving) and a comprehensive jam, jelly and preserve round-up. . . . → Read More: Jam of the Month Club

Gift Ideas

No Christmas posting theme here this year. Things are just too hectic, but the Ghost of Christmas Pasts is visiting today. Here are my gifting-themed posts from 2010 to present. . . . → Read More: Gift Ideas

Always take the scenic route….

Did you catch all the clues I posted recently?

Did you wonder why I was decorating with farolitos and baking bischochitos?

I know you friends and how astute you are so I am sure some of you guessed.

Yes, we went to Santa Fe for Christmas again. It had been three years since we spent . . . → Read More: Always take the scenic route….

More Christmas Gifts


Forgive me.

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 ├╝ber stressful.

Enough said.

I am waiting for Christmas break and I . . . → Read More: More Christmas Gifts

Christmast Gift #9: Double Choco-Banana Muffins

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