Spider Infested Chocolate Chip Cookies: #CreativeCookieExchange

These Spider Infested Chocolate Chip Cookies are easy–even for the fine motor skill impaired, i.e., me, and are a big hit with the kids! 

Spider Infested Chocolate Chip Cookies: an easy Halloween treat!

I apologize for essentially sharing the same recipe 2 months in a row, but the theme this month for Creative Cookie Exchange is, you guessed it, Halloween! And holiday cookies, especially Halloween cookies, are often more about decorating tricks than actual flavor anyway…. 

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Maitake Mushroom Tikka Masala: Review of Shroom

Creamy, tangy, decadent tasting yet vegetarian, this wild mushroom tikka masala with peas is delightful–both innovative and authentic tasting. A copy of Shroom was provided to me by the publishers for the purposes of an honest review. All opinions are my own. Affiliate links have been used in this post to link to items I am discussing.

Maitake Tikka Masala: a creamy and tangy traditional Indian curry made vegetarian with assorted wild mushrooms

Never have I been so happy to see a cookbook on the list of fall releases for of a group of publicists that I work with (if you are curious, in this case The Lisa Ekus Group). The minute I read about Becky Selengut’s Shroom: Mind-bendingly Good Recipes for Cultivated and Wild Mushrooms I knew I wanted it. You guys know how I feel about mushrooms (be still my beating heart)…. 

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Butterscotch Pecan Bundt Cake with a Salted Caramelized White Chocolate Glaze: #BundtBakers

A Butterscotch Pecan Bundt Cake is indulgently draped with a Salted Caramelized White Chocolate Glaze for Bundt Bakers this month. The theme is, you guessed it, Caramel! Affiliate links were used in this post to link to items I am discussing.

Butterscotch Pecan Bundt Cake with Salted Caramelized White Chocolate Glaze

This cake had a rocky path on its way to my site–and hopefully your bellies. It broke in half and stuck in the pan. And it stuck in a way that made me think maybe user error… but I am not sure and if so I have no idea what the error was. And guys, it is delicious…. 

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Steak Salad with Romesco Dressing

Marinated steak is grilled to perfection and served over greens with roasted peppers and onions. A tangy Romesco dressing ties it all together. Affiliate links were used in this post to link to items I am discussing.

Marinated steak salad with roasted peppers and onions, and a tangy Romesco dressing.

I would not normally post about recipes from the same cookbook 2 posts in a row, but this cookbook was that inspiring. We had a houseguest for the weekend, and I made dinner from Good for You (Williams-Sonoma): Easy, Healthy Recipes for Every Day both nights! First the Fish over Roasted Fruit, and then this steak salad. Both were huge hits…. 

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Mahi Mahi Roasted Over Peaches and Nectarines

Mahi mahi roasted on a bed of seasonal fruit makes an easy, healthy and delicious one pot meal! Affiliate links are used in this post, to link to items I am discussing.

Mahi Mahi Roasted Over Peaches and Nectarines: choose any white fish and roast it over seasonal fruit!

Guys it has happened again. I have come across another random (meaning I had not heard of it previously) cookbook in a used bookstore, and it has turned into a gem…. 

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