Like almost every other holiday, Passover always sneaks up on me. I blinked and here it is. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t stressed, but I’m not sure stress is really the right word. Maybe overwhelmed? It always seemed so easy when I lived at home. I didn’t have to do any … More What’s for Seder?
Well, it is a new year! New year and new me…that’s what everyone is saying right? I am not sure I buy into all of that, but I am all for trying to do more or working harder to achieve goals. With that said, I do have a little bit of a New Year’s resolution … More Hello 2017 and Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes!
For those of you who are not familiar with Rosh Hashanah, it is the Jewish New Year and time for reflection and family. As much as I like the sense of renewal and starting over, I am a huge fan of good food. On my list of favorite holidays based on food, Rosh Hashanah is … More Rosh Hashanah Eats & Treats
Pumpkin, O Pumpkin, Wherefore Art Thou Pumpkin? Today I went to the store to stock up on pumpkin and was informed that there was a pumpkin shortage across the entire USA. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing and the woman I had asked looked at me and said in all seriousness, “if you find … More Pumpkin Bars with Brown Sugar Frosting
Hello! My hiatus is over and I am almost through my jet-lag. The only benefit of waking up incredibly early is my college team decided that it would be a good idea to have their opening football game in Ireland and it would be at 4:30 am PST. It was nice being awake and functional … More A Foodies Honeymoon
I have a love hate relationship with cake. I know I sound like a monster when I say I don’t like cake, but I really don’t. I think the love part comes in because saying you don’t like cake is seen as a sin to most people. Nevertheless, I make a new cake every three … More Banoffee Pie Cake
It has been sweltering the past couple of days so I tried to keep the oven usage to a minimum. It has been too many days since I baked and the itch is back! Conveniently, my husband requested muffins for his team meeting tomorrow and I know just the thing: Plum Nutty Cake. Yes it … More Plum Nutty Cake
I may be a Southerner born and raised, but I don’t do all of the stereotypical things. Yes, I do say y’all, but I don’t have a glass of sweet tea permanently attached to my hand. I do love biscuits and grits, but I am not a huge fan of gravy. The one that I … More Hummingbird Cake