I love to cook, and think about food and cooking, and look at cooking magazines and cookbooks. I am one of those “crazy” people who thinks that a set of nice cookware is the best gift in the world. Or a brand spanking new Kitchen Aid mixer, or an ice cream maker. Or even just a new cookbook. Last Christmas I asked for a new food processor, but then I was afraid I wouldn’t get the one I really wanted, so I bought it for myself, and then I ended up with two. Happy, happy, joy! Continue Reading..
Nothing says love, (or least I care about you enough to spend some time making something I think you will like), like a special homemade gift from your kitchen. Sure, it can be cookies or candy decorated in the spirit of the holidays, but how about something they’ll use all year long? I am so inspired by the many creative ideas that some bloggers have, that I have to share my favorites. It’s not too late to whip some of these up for Christmas stocking stuffers, or a holiday hostess gift! Continue Reading..
Tis the season for gift giving, and if you’re like me (or the other members of the Recipe ReDux), you’re already racking your brain for cute, clever, and tasty ideas to give a hostess gifts and stocking stuffers. This month’s Recipe ReDux theme is oh so appropriate – Adding Merriment to Mixes. We were challenged to share the recipe for how we package up a little shelf-stable love from our kitchens. Continue Reading..
So who do you think has more fun with Halloween – Kids or Foodies? I vote for foodies hands down! Why waste your time on overpriced bags of empty calorie, low quality candy, when you can really be creative in the kitchen. I’ve been pinning Halloween food photos since early August, and it’s time to share my favorites from around the web. If I’m late to your party, pin them and save for next year! Click on any photo for the recipe. Trick or Treat! Continue Reading..