Monthly Archives: December 2012

12 Cakes in 2012 Review

To write up this review, I read all of my posts thus far. When I introduced this challenge along with my birthday cake, I said I wanted to be able to turn out a layer perfect layer cake. “Perfect” may be a bit generous, but I feel pretty good about how far my skills have […]

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Chicken with escabeche sauce

Despite the fairly high number of Asian dishes on this site, Mexican food is by far my favorite cuisine. I love it all. The seasoned meat, tortillas, fresh flour ones topped with butter and hot sauce or crispy corn pieces pilled high with salsa, oh, and salsa! I could eat salsa by the buckets. I […]

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Kale fried rice

Dear Santa: I definitely did not wish for a head cold on Christmas Eve, especially one that lingers for several days and has me wondering whether I should buy stock in the company that makes Kleenex. I also didn’t wish for Hubster to get the same cold. Yep, we’re a big ball of sickness over […]

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Sweet potato chili mac

Oh, friends. I’m sorry for the absence. Life has been moving at an unusually fast pace… and you know that means a lot coming from me. I have no good excuse for not visiting with you for over a week. Work, life, preparations for my brother’s wedding (ok, mostly work) just got in the way. […]

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Cranberry and vanilla cookies

Sometimes I feel a bit like a blogger in a bubble. I have some fairly faithful readers, though judging by the comments most of you are people who know me in the flesh. Save for one online friendship with The Meaning Of Me, which is built on food, sarcastic humor and the love of rotten cats, I […]

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