Crazy for Cocoa Granola

I am being nostalgic and referencing the vintage Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs commercials from the late 70s and early 80s. But, I have elevated the sugary manufactured cocoa cereal of our youth. (When did the 80s get retro?) . . . → Read More: Crazy for Cocoa Granola

Coconut-Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m entering the 12 Days of Cookies contest again. You be the judge for this year’s entry. . . . → Read More: Coconut-Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Orange-Chocolate Biscotti with Toasted Coconut

One biscotti, two biscotti…two recipes today for some quick and delicious holiday treats. . . . → Read More: Orange-Chocolate Biscotti with Toasted Coconut

Pina Colada Cake

Here’s a forgotten recipe that was published in Taste of Home magazine in December. . . . → Read More: Pina Colada Cake

Company’s Coming Granola

The house will be full this Thanksgiving. Time to make granola for an easy breakfast before we stuff our ourselves. . . . → Read More: Company’s Coming Granola

August Food ‘n Flix: A great Chocolate Coconut Cake (and an average Paprikash)…

Two recipes today: A stellar coconut chocolate cake and a just okay chicken noodle dish. . . . → Read More: August Food ‘n Flix: A great Chocolate Coconut Cake (and an average Paprikash)…

Almond Granola with Maple Syrup and Honey

Another granola recipe.

I can never make the same granola recipe twice (or according to The Hubs, any recipe twice).

We are so fickle, too.   This is our newest and current favorite, that is until the next batch.

 Almond Granola with Maple Syrup and Honey

Based on The Best Granola Recipe from David Lebovitz . . . → Read More: Almond Granola with Maple Syrup and Honey

Avocado-Lime Popsicles

It’s popsicle time and here is a cool, limey unexpected one. . . . → Read More: Avocado-Lime Popsicles

Coconut-Pecan Brownie Bites (plus an unhealthier version)

This double brownie post is also doing double-duty for the Food ‘n Flix post this month over “Practical Magic.” . . . → Read More: Coconut-Pecan Brownie Bites (plus an unhealthier version)

Nutella Pie Instead of Birthday Cake

Mom requested a Pineapple Upside Down Cake, but The Hubs talked her into another Nutella Pie. . . . → Read More: Nutella Pie Instead of Birthday Cake

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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