Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

I about screwed up. I was thinking I had until the end of December for this round of Cook the Books. Claudia from Honey from Rock is hosting Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown. You can read her announcement post here.

The book has been on my bedside table for a couple of months. I . . . → Read More: Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

Apple-Walnut Bread Pudding

Apples, bread pudding, a bit of brandy, walnuts and warming cinnamon…. What better way to celebrate the flavors of fall? . . . → Read More: Apple-Walnut Bread Pudding

Cozy Cocktails

Here are four holiday-themed cocktails to help toast the end of 2020: Santa’s Little Helper, Holiday Lights, Very Berry & Bright Cocktail and an Apple Spice Old Fashion. . . . → Read More: Cozy Cocktails

#TheJaneAustenSocietyParty, a new novel, and Miss Bate’s Baked Apples

The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner is one of the best books I’ve reviewed in a while. Join me and other bloggers as we celebrate #TheJaneAustenSocietyParty. . . . → Read More: #TheJaneAustenSocietyParty, a new novel, and Miss Bate’s Baked Apples

Mulled White Wine Jelly

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! For the final preserve for Jelly of the Month Club I present one based on a warming holiday drink: Mulled White Wine Jelly. . . . → Read More: Mulled White Wine Jelly

Cinnamon-Coca Cola Jelly

Weird but delicious. Try this Coca-Cola jelly on top of vanilla ice cream for a take on the classic coke float. . . . → Read More: Cinnamon-Coca Cola Jelly

Spiced Merlot Jelly

Do you love a nice mug of mulled wine during the holidays? If so, you will adore today’s featured jelly for “Jelly of the Month Club”! (P.S. Try this with peanut butter.) . . . → Read More: Spiced Merlot Jelly

A holiday all-purpose spice mix and The Cooking Gene for Cook the Books

This month’s Cook the Books Club selection is The Cooking Gene, a fascinating and insightful read. . . . → Read More: A holiday all-purpose spice mix and The Cooking Gene for Cook the Books

Portuguese Honey Bread for IHCC’s Bread Basket

Bread is the theme of this week’s I Heart Cooking Clubs. I perused through Gourmet Today to find the perfect holiday recipe: Portuguese Honey Bread. It’s full of holiday spice, cranberries and citron. . . . → Read More: Portuguese Honey Bread for IHCC’s Bread Basket

Pumpkin Apple Bread for IHCC

Another great Ruth Reichl recipe from her Gourmet days for I Heart Cooking Clubs. . . . → Read More: Pumpkin Apple Bread for IHCC