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Apple Puff Pancake

I have several of Sheila Lukins’ cookbooks and love them. In fact one of my very first cookbooks was a gift from a wonderful family I knew during my college days in the US – it was “The New Basics Cookbook” and inscribed inside was “all the cookbook you will ever need”.  310 more words

Chipotle Cinnamon Chili with a touch of Cocoa... and a Giveaway

The golden leaves are tumbling off the trees and crunching underfoot, we have plopped a bright orange pumpkin by the front door, and the cozy sweaters have come out of hibernation. 789 more words

Main Course

For the Love in Food

A month ago I had a group of bakers staying with me for a baking weekend, in which they all tried out different recipes and were taking notes of each others comments. 469 more words


Chocolate Chip Christmas

We have a lot of Christmas traditions in my family. While he was alive, my Dad was bent on creating habits of events, foods, and gifts that would be passed on to future generations. 467 more words

Food & Drink


It’s fall and the sugar pumpkins are just calling out – buy me, buy me. I have and have made some delicious soup!!
1 serving size=1 cup=49 calories=245% of the daily recommendation of vitamin A=19% of the daily recommendation of vitamin C… 244 more words

Backyard Barbecue Sauce + Prep for First Day of School

Everyone is in the backyard playing baseball including my husband.  And here we are the day before a new school year starts.  I always have that mix of excitement for my kids and a little sadness that they’re headed back to school.  567 more words

Chicken Recipes

Sheila Lukins' Better than Ketchup Chutney

He Who Has Drunk Such a Thing says the spikey pink kudzu flowers smell like Grape Nehi. I’m panting too hard on the dogs’ and my morning “walk” to notice it for more than a moment. 721 more words

Healthy Cooking