Guatemalan Quesadillas (Sweet Cakes) for TLC Book Tours and Concepción and the Baby Brokers

The current TLC Book Tour took me to Guatemala and to explore some Guatemalan recipes. . . . → Read More: Guatemalan Quesadillas (Sweet Cakes) for TLC Book Tours and Concepción and the Baby Brokers

Low Sugar Quick Breads

Low-Sugar Pumpkin Spice Muffins and Applesauce Cake with Walnuts and Cranberries, two healthy and easy diabetic friendly quick breads. . . . → Read More: Low Sugar Quick Breads

Maple-Chai Pumpkin Muffins

Today is a twofer: These pumpkin muffins and a recipe for a spicy chai mix. . . . → Read More: Maple-Chai Pumpkin Muffins

Vegan Spiced Apple Crumb Muffins

For September C.L.U.E., we were tasked to find a recipe using apples or pears. Here’s a keeper of a vegan recipe from Heather at girlichef. . . . → Read More: Vegan Spiced Apple Crumb Muffins

Apple Butter Muffins

Here is an easy muffin recipe to throw together for a holiday breakfast or brunch. . . . → Read More: Apple Butter Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Granola Muffins and an old friend…

Banana Granola Chocolate Chip Muffins from Eliot's Eats

Today is posting day for Secret Recipe Club‘s Group C!   Secret Recipe Club is a group of rabid food bloggers that are kept in line by some truly marvelous hosts:   Jane,  Sarah, Suzanne, and the fabulous Group C host, Debbi.   Each month the membership receives a “secret pal” and must choose something from the assigned site . . . → Read More: Banana Chocolate Chip Granola Muffins and an old friend…

“Ready for Spring” Strawberry Muffins #TwelveLoaves

Yep, I am ready.

The time has changed and we have all sprung back.

The snow, ice and polar vortexes are gone.

I have seen a robin.

It is time for spring.

Welcome sunshine.

To celebrate (and to participate in #TwelveLoaves) I decided to use some fresh strawberries.    It won’t be long . . . → Read More: “Ready for Spring” Strawberry Muffins #TwelveLoaves

Pumpkin Cookies Galore for January’s Secret Recipe Club

I couldn’t help myself; I had to make three recipes from my assigned blog-buddy this month: Pumpkin Seed Oatmeal Cookies, Pumpkin Shortbread Bars, and Pumpkin Gingersnaps. Do you see a trend here? . . . → Read More: Pumpkin Cookies Galore for January’s Secret Recipe Club

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins (and a weird squash)

Have you ever been over to M.J.’s Kitchen?   If not, you must stumbled over there as soon as you are able.

Last January, M.J. posted about an unusual squash with an unusual name:   Cushaw Pumpkin.   These things do not look like pumpkins at all.     Besides the weird name, they were . . . → Read More: Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins (and a weird squash)

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

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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