Homemade Hot Cross Buns

I've got a great recipe for homemade hot cross buns.  Also, I have a ton of exciting news! First: If you don't feel like making 30 hot cross buns with this recipe I'm bringing to Fiesta Friday today, after a long and regretted absence on my part, you can make two giant hot cross buns and just bake... Continue Reading →

Heirloom Cottage Cheese Pie

"This is the worst pie I've ever tasted."  -my Dad. How's that for an enticement?  Do keep in mind that my Dad said this after eating a bite of my mother's pumpkin pie which is always sublime, and keep in mind that my Dad is a little bit set in his ways.  I'm thinking if... Continue Reading →

Roasted and Raw Citrus Fennel Salad

One of the things I've been doing a lot of since returning to work full time is roasting vegetables at night, after dinner, while I'm on my evening stroll.  This allows us to fix a giant salad for dinner, with simple, ready fixings that are in the refrigerator such as salad greens, cucumber, tomato (well,... Continue Reading →

Chicken Liver Pate Toasts

I'm getting all poshed up for a very special occasion, the 1 Year Anniversary of Fiesta Friday, the genius child of Angie @thenovicegardener.  Angie is a talented and warm-hearted blogger, cook and gardener who is responsible for bringing many of us bloggers together now as fellow friendly feasters.   Thank you Angie for the invitation... Continue Reading →

I have the perfect drink for anybody suffering from queasiness, with the added benefit that it will clear your sinuses, and open your facial pores as if for a deep facial.  I've been retiring to my cushy orange chair multiple times per day with a shot or two of this drink to fight off the... Continue Reading →

Carrots elude me because I don't really care for them raw, or even in the traditional french glazed manner.  Yet they are so healthy and now is the time of year that I tend to eat much more fruit and veggies, and less meat and starch.  I've been looking for a way to make carrots... Continue Reading →

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