Posted in October 2011

Rocky Road Cupcakes!? WHAT!?

Rocky Road Cupcakes!? WHAT!?

I’m not a huge fan of ice-cream, but I do LOVE Rocky Road ice-cream!  And Rocky Road Fudge.  And Rocky Road Candy bars. I could survive without chocolate. I’m really not chocolate driven. But mix in some nuts and marshmallows… [both hands raised high] YES PLEASE!! Imagine my immediate pleasure when I ran across a … Continue reading

Más, por favor!

Más, por favor!

Yes. I said it. More please!! Mexican food is one of the few staples in life that I need. That’s right. I need it! The day I turn down Mexican food is a day that the sun no longer shines and quite possibly, I don’t have a pulse.  I could eat Mexican food for breakfast, … Continue reading

Doughnut or Donut!?

Doughnut or Donut!?

The English language never ceases to amaze me. Doughnut? Or donut?  Two words, spelled very different, pronounced exactly the same, both acceptable and both have the same definition, “a small cake of sweetened dough, often ring-shaped or spherical with a jam or cream filling, cooked in hot fat.”  “Hot fat”..  mmmm.. delicious! Sometimes. When I was 18, maybe 17 (the details of … Continue reading

Baby It’s COLD Outside!!

Baby It’s COLD Outside!!

The first real rain of the season and there is a definite Autumn chill in the air! I’m not complainin’, I LOVE it!! I love the smell of wood-burning fireplaces, how fresh the air smells after a good rain, the delicate glow of candle light.  I love getting comfy cozy in my sweats, or wrapped up in a … Continue reading

What I Love About Sundays…

What I Love About Sundays…

Leisurely mornings, lazy afternoons, cozy evenings in, family, friends, fresh flowers, an unexpected call or text, long naps, a good movie and the aroma of a home-cooked meal coming from the kitchen. These are just a few of the things I love about Sundays! In no particular order. 🙂 One of my most cherished childhood … Continue reading

HIP HIP HOORAY for Beignet!

HIP HIP HOORAY for Beignet!

While spending the afternoon in San Francisco, I stopped for lunch at a little sandwich shop in North Beach.  As I was reading their menu, my eyes were immediately drawn to one particular item.. Beignet.  Insert hearts popping out of my eyes here! 🙂 Pronounced “ben-YAY”, a Beignet is a deep-fried pastry.  A billowy pocket of dough, lighter than a … Continue reading