December Party – a Cookie Swap

Lox on a bagel quiche

I had been meaning to have a cookie swap for years — YEARS!!!!  Somehow I could never fit it in to my schedule.  Last year, I was determined to start a new tradition and what fun it was!  I held my party on Saturday, December 17th – I wanted the cookies to be fresh for Christmas.   Twelve women […]

Food Gifts Ideas

biscotti gift wrapped

Nothing says love like a homemade food gift. Here’s some ideas from a scrumptious life.

British Fudgecake

British Fudgcake

It’s not fudge and it’s not cake, but it’s delicious. Fudgecake is a British no bake chocolatey treat that is experiencing a resurgence because it’s a favorite of Prince William. In fact, it was fashioned into a grooms’s cake for his wedding. It’s rich – so a little piece is all you need. What a great gift idea for the chocoholic in your life.

Happy Thanksgiving 2012

Fall leaves

Before the food orgy begins, I like to reflect on all that I’m grateful for. And, especially in these hard times, I am grateful for so many things!  As a friend often says, I’m grateful that my head is covered, my belly is full and my bottom is dry.  There are so many who can’t say […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Bundt Cake

pumpkin chocolate bundt

How have I never made a bundt cake? I have now…. Pumpkin Chocolate Bundt Cake. Just in time for Thanksgiving.

Mini Potatoes Anna

mini potatoes anna 1

Here’s a recipe, from Bon Appetit magazine, for individual portions of Potatoes Anna, perfect for your Thanksgiving spread. But one portion a person may not be enough – they’re that good. Just saying….

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