chocolate-bourbon-walnut-pie-1-250

Kentucky Derby Chocolate Bourbon Walnut Pie

Ahh, the Kentucky Derby. The gorgeous horses. The big, elaborate hats. The mint juleps. It’s an American (albeit a bit southern) tradition. Me? I of course will go straight...

Read More »
margarita-cupcakes-1-250

Margarita Cupcakes

Happy Cinco de Mayo! The one day a year when we can stuff ourselves full of chips, salsa, guacamole and margaritas. It’s a little bit of a foodie nirvana....

Read More »
food-matters-250

{book} Food Matters by Mark Bittman: Readalong?

One of my goals for this year is to read at least one book a month, and in an effort to do so I have been selecting books at...

Read More »
salsa-1-250

Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa

The first time I went to a truly authentic Mexican restaurant, I got my socks knocked off when the customary bowl of chips and salsa arrived at the table....

Read More »
Book Selection for May: Food Matters by Mark Bittman

Book Selection for May: Food Matters by Mark Bittman

I hope that everyone enjoyed Freedom by Jonathan Franzen over the last two months! It’s time for a new book selection and since it worked so well last time,...

Read More »
mexico-flag-250

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

This coming Thursday marks one of the best foodie holidays behind Thanksgiving and Christmas – Cinco de Mayo! A day when it is perfectly acceptable to eat chips and...

Read More »
Book Discussion: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Book Discussion: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Although this was my book selection for March, I extended it into April as well because I couldn’t quite get it finished in one month’s time. While it took...

Read More »