Happy New Year!

A wish for you all for 2012. . . . → Read More: Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve by the Fire Place

Enjoy this mulled wine recipe with the one you love most as you ring in 2012! . . . → Read More: New Year’s Eve by the Fire Place

Christmas Gifts #13: Homemade cheese crackers

Something savory to offset all the sweet stuff of the holidays. Pair a box of these crackers with a red wine for a great gift. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts #13: Homemade cheese crackers

Christmas Gift # 11: Shop, buy, and gift local

I am taking a break from baking today to give ya’ll some last minute gift ideas. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift # 11: Shop, buy, and gift local

Christmast Gift #9: Double Choco-Banana Muffins

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

Christmas Gift #4: Healthy Holiday Spice Cookies

A healthy, tasty, decorated sugar cookie? Here it is…and the results. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gift #4: Healthy Holiday Spice Cookies

Christmas Gifts #2

Cook some wine, add some spices—voila! You have some “Vino Cotto” for a great gift. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts #2

What’s up next? More sweet potato recipes.

More Palooza action with Pecan Praline Sweet Potato Pie. It’s a mighty fine pie. . . . → Read More: What’s up next? More sweet potato recipes.

Halloween Brownies and a Horror Story

All I wanted to do was to make some Halloween brownies. A scary tale! . . . → Read More: Halloween Brownies and a Horror Story

Happy Easter

Smoked Pork Roast and Sauteed Kale Recipes for Easter dinner. . . . → Read More: Happy Easter

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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