Recipe: Homemade Foodie Christmas Gifts

Since I am sicker than a dog today, I am going to have to miss my fav Woman Crush Wednesday series.  Which makes me sad as a bird with no wings!  But since I can’t breathe or swallow (two things I kind of need to be able to do for a cooking tutorial) I figured I’d better take a pass this week.  Stella (who is my dog and who IS healthy) is delighted!  Since she hates Wednesdays and all the loud music and bad singing, she is happy as a clam right now! Geez, I just realized I’m using lots of animal similes.  Anyway, I decided to bring you and me some good cheer….in the form of a new recipe and a round up of some homemade foodie gifts Continue reading

Recipe: Beggin’

I have a recipe to share with you today.  It is an easy Brussels Sprout side dish that is so good it will leave you beggin’ for more!  But before I get your lips smacking, I have a story to share with you. In fact I’ve wanted to share it for ages but couldn’t decide on a title. One idea was Panhandling (another name for begging).  Another was “Are you excited to see me or is that a rifle in the back seat?”  But that one sounded too far fetched. But this is a story about begging people for money and the scary situation that led to the rifle incident. Continue reading

Recipe: Thanksgiving-ish Chicken Dinner

It is no secret that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. And I am an admitted addict of anything containing pumpkin. But there is another “festive fall” ingredient that I’m a massive fan of and that is cranberries!  So I thought I would share this recipe for Cranberry Chicken that is always on heavy rotation in our house this time of year when fresh cranberries are available in the stores. Continue reading

Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

Well it is hard to believe that it is November 1st already!  I hope you all had a nice Halloween!  For anyone with left over pumpkins today’s recipe by the most incredible Woman Crush Wednesday will sort you out!  Australian Kate Young, now a London resident, has just launched her first cookbook and I am delighted to share with you all just how much I love and admire this fab female chef!  Continue reading

Pumpkin Recipe Roundup!

My LOVE of all things pumpkin is well documented. I know I am not alone. I just read a blog post titled 20 Signs Your Pumpkin Addiction is Out of Control!  It actually makes me look tame!  In fact, while I have posted pumpkin recipes on here before, this is the first time I have ever put all ten of my fav pumpkin recipes together on one post. My little Halloween treat for you!  I don’t need to say much else, because, well, I just want to gaze at the photos and drool!  And I hope your taste buds get tantalized too! Continue reading

Recipe: Pumpkin Patch Salad

I have the best memories of going to the pumpkin patch with my kids when they were little. Picking out the perfect sized pumpkin and then eagerly carving them were all part of the  Halloween festivities.  Food is always a big part of the tradition, but often it’s not the most healthy. That’s okay to have a treat every now and again. But what if there was a delicious healthy salad that would pump up the jam in your party?  This post will introduce you to the newest member of my pumpkin recipe arsenal!
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Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

What a joy it is to celebrate one of my favorite people on this, the 73rd installment of Woman Crush Wednesday!  Yes it is the day I shower a female foodie with lots of love and recreate one her recipes live on Snapchat (username blissbakery).  And in fact, how I met this amazing lady is through Snapchat.  Niamh Shields of the famous food blog  Eat Like A Girl has the most incredible snaps of her cooking, her adventures to various restaurants here in London, and her travels around the globe.  So sit back, relax and let me shower Niamh with some LOVE! Continue reading