Typically, this is the time of year I start to rack up frequent flyer miles. But, thanks to a global pandemic, my travel plans are on the chopping block. So, instead of a) running around and potentially becoming a COVID vector, or b) moping about relentlessly, I figured I'd put a little effort into a … Continue reading Since I’m Grounded…
Alternatively titled; How I Learned to Take a Break. You may have noticed that things have been a little quiet around here. I needed a break, so I took one (with only minimal amounts of guilt involved). Basically, I over-committed myself and had to do a little back burnering. Between writing a new book, polishing … Continue reading What is Time? Lessons I Learned in 2019
The perfect quick and tasty treat for that leftover sour cream from taco night. (Or, in my case, a sale at the store that was too good to pass up!)
2018 was a big year. With that, I picked up a few lessons, some equally big and a few small, but helpful. Here is what I learned, or relearned, traveling and eating this year: Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is sit down and have a drink. You can't make flights run … Continue reading So Long 2018 – Lessons I Got Outta Last Year
So, how many bananas do I need?
A dish that tastes less odd that it sounds.
Hint, this is another cleverly disguised coffee cake!
Alternatively titled; How I Ate Almost Two Dozen Cookies Worth of Dough.
In making these cookies, I came to several essential conclusions about both my grandmother and great-grandmother. They either had memories like elephants (yes, I know that phrase doesn't hold-up in the court of science), or they had a lot of time to start at the stove. These women wrote nothing useful down, except what they … Continue reading Mrs. Jeffery’s Oatmeal Cookies
So here is the thing about working off of someone else's recipe. The idea sounds deeply romantic. Old family recipes passed down generation to generation, each woman living a different and unexpected life with this one thing in common. I mean, the idea is hallmark movie level awesome. That is until you try it. The … Continue reading Apple Cake 1/2 Recipe