Elixirs for Xmas: Chocolate Bourbon Kahlua

Bourbon Kahlua from a handy bartender in Tulsa. (This stuff is golden!) . . . → Read More: Elixirs for Xmas: Chocolate Bourbon Kahlua

Coffee Houses

I am a late lover of coffee. (Or a latte lover of coffee…get it?) . . . → Read More: Coffee Houses

Espresso Brownies with Bailey’s Ganache

I was inspired by a gluten-free espresso brownie recipe that I posted a couple of weeks ago. Here is my “regular” version kicked up a bit with some Bailey’s. . . . → Read More: Espresso Brownies with Bailey’s Ganache

Coffee Rubbed Flank Steak

I don’t drink instant coffee, but these little packets from Starbucks are great for cooking. . . . → Read More: Coffee Rubbed Flank Steak

Amaretto Coffee Chocolate Bundt Cake

An homage to Kerry Vincent: This is a fast and easy cake that tastes fabulous. I use it for impromptu gatherings, birthday parties and other festivities. . . . → Read More: Amaretto Coffee Chocolate Bundt Cake

One more favorite thing

One more thing to go into the box as we pack for our lake stay. . . . → Read More: One more favorite thing

On the 7th Day of Christmas…biscotti, anyone?

A delicious biscotti that you could pair with coffee beans and a mug for a great gift! . . . → Read More: On the 7th Day of Christmas…biscotti, anyone?

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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