This Caribbean Thai Curry is really a Bastardized Caribbean Thai Curry, not being a particularly authentic exemplar of either cuisine, but I figured why throw the search engines off and possibly keep you from discovering this delicious dish? Because delicious it is! Affiliate links have been used to link to items I am discussing. I…
Dulce de Leche Blondies: #CreativeCookieExchange
Dulce de Leche Blondies are an easy way to impress when you don’t have access to a mixer or other fancy equipment or ingredients; just pack the jar of dulce de leche and you are ready to go! Keep reading to check out what everyone else made for Creative Cookie Exchange this month. I was…
Stewed Plum Swirled Bundt Cake or Cake of Wine Poached Plums; Review of Roast Lamb in the Olive Grove
Stewed Plum Swirled Bundt Cake or Cake of Wine Poached Plums–either the cake I made or the cake that was intended–are the perfect use for plums in the summer, when they are at their juicy, delicious peak. The publishers sent me a copy of Roast Lamb In the Olive Groves: A Mediterranean Cookbook for the…
Be A Good Cookie! Meringue Cookie Flavors for the Holidays and Cookies for Kids’ Cancer
I had a very hard time writing this post. Striking the right tone seems important, yet it is eluding me.
Zhurou Chao Mogu (Chinese Pork and Mushroom Stir-Fry)
The minute I saw this recipe in Saveur I knew I was making it. Mushrooms are one of those foods that John and I, while I was pregnant, would spend silly hours dissecting exactly what our strategy would be if–God forbid!–we had a child who did not like mushrooms.
Chunky Quadruple Chocolate Cookies: Baking with Sammy
Houston, we have a winner! Because even Sesame Street has to hit a homerun every now and then. Sammy and I have continued our baking adventures during the day while Alex is at school.
Fez Day 1: An Open Letter to Alex and Sammy
Dear Alex and Sammy: Today we arrived in Fez. I already told you about our very long train ride on the phone, but I think I forgot to tell you about the absolutely amazing view from our riad room. It looks over the medina–I am not sure if it is the old medina (1100 years…
Chunky Hazelnut & Milk Chocolate Cookies: Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow
But we can at least hope it is temporary. The Spiced Life has gone, maybe temporarily, maybe permanently, dairy-free. If it took a while for that statement to sink in you are not alone.