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)

Cranberry Ginger Whole Wheat Quick Bread

I had grandiose ideas.

Yes, I had done the The Twelve Days of Christmas for 2010 and I had done fourteen Christmas gift posts last year.

This year promised to bring posts on “Gifts from the Kitchen 2012.”   I had even written many drafts, some  as far back as January 2012.   I had lots of things . . . → Read More: Cranberry Ginger Whole Wheat Quick Bread

The Gifts from the Kitchen Kick-Off: Cheese Ball Kits

The first year that I was invited to spend Christmas with The Hubs’ family (my future in-laws), I was thrilled.     We had been dating a long time and I had only met the parents once.

It was to be a momentous occasion to be sure.

His family always celebrated on Christmas Eve with an appetizer/sandwich/snack . . . → Read More: The Gifts from the Kitchen Kick-Off: Cheese Ball Kits

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.

Another easy gift…Ancho Chile & Rosemary Spiced Nuts

A sweet and savory snack for the holiday table. . . . → Read More: Another easy gift…Ancho Chile & Rosemary Spiced Nuts

Ninth day of Christmas…

Spiced nut recipe—another recipe from an antique cookbook. . . . → Read More: Ninth day of Christmas…

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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