Whiskey Cherry Smashes

Spring Break is here! Join me in toasting a week off from school related headaches! . . . → Read More: Whiskey Cherry Smashes

Vanilla Cherry Pie with Almond Crumb Topping

A little booze-infused pie for your next cookout. . . . → Read More: Vanilla Cherry Pie with Almond Crumb Topping

Cherry Lemon Vanilla Margaritas

Happy Cinco de Mayo, ya’ll! This will be one of the obligatory margarita postings for today’s holiday, but I hope you keep reading….it is extraordinary! . . . → Read More: Cherry Lemon Vanilla Margaritas

Lemon Pancakes with Dark Sweet Cherries

During the winter brrr, what’s better for breakfast than a little citrus flavor?

I found the original recipe in Joy of Cooking  after finding some near dead and departed lemons on the cabinet last summer.   This recipe was delicious and made super thick, delicious pancakes.    I wanted to tweak the recipe a bit and . . . → Read More: Lemon Pancakes with Dark Sweet Cherries

Cherry-Sriracha Cocktail

During my time at the lake this summer and my magazine reading marathon, I saw an ad for Texas Pete hot sauce and a cocktail recipe.    I decided that it sounded interesting and that a cherry-sriracha cocktail might just be an interesting combo.  (We love sriracha.)   I saved this recipe then to use in . . . → Read More: Cherry-Sriracha Cocktail

Cherry Muffins with Pecan Crumble

The Hubs had to schedule and was in charge of training for his office recently.   He needed bribes.

I was happy to accommodate.

I made Bakery Style Blueberry Muffins for one session and then created this recipe for another.    They went quickly according to The Hubs.

Cherry Muffins with Pecan Crumble

6 T. . . . → Read More: Cherry Muffins with Pecan Crumble

The Muddler

A recipe for a refreshing cherry cocktail and mocktail. . . . → Read More: The Muddler

Cinco de Mayo Margaritas

If you have been a long time reader of EE, you may remember that The Hubs and I have a freud feud around May 5 of every year.    (Seriously, I was not trying to be funny.  I actually typed “Freud”  first.   Wow.   I have to pause for a minute to read a LOT into that . . . → Read More: Cinco de Mayo Margaritas

Cherry Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Dark Sweet Cherry Cupcakes with Amaretto Buttercream . . . → Read More: Cherry Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Valentine’s Day Cherry-Raspberry Crisp

At least our V-Day dessert won’t have to suffer during our pantry and freezer Clean Out. We have enough frozen cherries and raspberries to make a romantic dessert. . . . → Read More: Valentine’s Day Cherry-Raspberry Crisp

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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