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A Year Between Friends: Crafts, recipes and best of all....friendship.

A Year Between Friends: 3191 Miles Apart is a lovely book filled with craft ideas, recipes, letters and best of all – friendship.

Molly Wizenberg wrote the forward and it’s a great beginning.   416 more words


Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick's Day

I love fresh bread, especially when you can make it in less than an hour. Irish soda bread is simple, fast, easy to make and a delicious treat for St. 302 more words

Whole Grains

two yummy recipes from The Tasha Tudor Family Cookbook (+ a giveaway!)

“If you took some chamomile tea and spent more time rocking on the porch in the evening, listening to the liquid song of the hermit thrush, you might enjoy life more. 2,238 more words

Book Reviews (all Genres)

Pita Bread Pudding with Pumpkin and Toasted Walnuts

I thought is would be fun to enter a few recipe contests and for this one, I received free samples of Toufayan Pita bread mentioned in this post. 388 more words

Fast Breakfasts

Weekend Cooking: Making bread with the tangzhong method

What is tangzhong?

Well it is essentially a sort of roux, made by cooking flour and a liquid (either water or milk) until it reaches 65C or 150F. 1,134 more words


Rotisserie Chicken Salad with Tonnato Sauce

This recipe takes advantage of the convenience of store-bought rotisserie chicken but elevates it to a dinner party worthy dish. The star of this salad is the dressing (tonnato sauce) with its rich, vibrant flavors from tuna fish, anchovies, capers, fresh lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil.  270 more words

Easy Dinners

Weekend Cooking: Oxtail Stew

I have such fond memories of oxtail stew. When I was a kid, my mum owned an orange-colored slow cooker, I remember it having some kind of pattern on the side. 547 more words