Sunshine on a Plate for La La Land

From the get-go, let me confess, I don’t usually seek out musicals. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate them. I’ve seen Cats at least four times (should I even admit to that?). Jesus Christ Superstar is a nostalgic favorite for me and my sister. I can sing along with most of Les Misérables.

But, . . . → Read More: Sunshine on a Plate for La La Land

“In My Kitchen” February 2024

I have no idea where January went. It seems like I was just putting up the Christmas decorations. Now, I’m hanging the Valentine’s Day wreath on the door. Time is just moving too fast.

To be honest, I almost skipped this posting. There was just nothing new in the kitchen. Then I . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” February 2024

Whiskey Sour Cocktail Jelly

Here’s another cocktail inspired jelly. ‘Tis the season! Whiskey Sour Cocktail Jelly is a beautifully jarred jelly with a cherry and slice of orange. . . . → Read More: Whiskey Sour Cocktail Jelly

A Love Actually Perfect British Holiday Fruit Cake (for IHCC, too)

A dual post for both Food ‘n Flix (for Love Actually) and I Heart Cooking Clubs (for CAKE!). . . . → Read More: A Love Actually Perfect British Holiday Fruit Cake (for IHCC, too)

Cherry Sangria Jam

Using cherries from Mom’s tree, I created this sangria inspired jam….It smells just like sangria when cooking. . . . → Read More: Cherry Sangria Jam

Coconut-Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m entering the 12 Days of Cookies contest again. You be the judge for this year’s entry. . . . → Read More: Coconut-Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Orangeade Thyme Cooler

This beverage is cold, delicious and refreshing….kind of like a Sonic drink…. . . . → Read More: Orangeade Thyme Cooler

Cranberry-Orange Relish with Jalapeño

It’s been a while since I have cooked a full-blown, traditional, old-fashioned Thanksgiving meal. I’m excited and am cookin’ away today! . . . → Read More: Cranberry-Orange Relish with Jalapeño

Tropical Waffles

Here’s the scenario.

Sunday morning…waking up late…wanting a leisurely breakfast with coffee, tea and the newspaper.


But, that is not unusual these last few months. I have gone to the grocery store only a hand full of times since the Clean Out started.

Here’s the deal. There was no . . . → Read More: Tropical Waffles