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by / Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Top 13 of 2013

Top 13 of 2013 Top 13 of 2013

Okay, it's true.  I usually don't do a "best of" post to close out the year.  I ...

by / Monday, December 30, 2013

13 "Would-Be" Blog Posts of 2013

13 "Would-Be" Blog Posts of 2013 13 "Would-Be" Blog Posts of 2013

In keeping with my year-end tradition, it's time to dust off the unused photos from the past y...

by / Sunday, December 29, 2013

Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

So, I'm not really the kind of person that makes resolutions.  I'd rather set goals.  Alth...

by / Friday, December 27, 2013

"Green Fairy" Cakes

"Green Fairy" Cakes "Green Fairy" Cakes

Okay, so I've mentioned before that I'm a bit of a procrastinator at times, right?  Well, ...

by / Thursday, December 26, 2013

Turkey Tenderloins with Madeira Gravy

Turkey Tenderloins with Madeira Gravy Turkey Tenderloins with Madeira Gravy

This year, I didn't roast a whole turkey at all during the holidays.  That's a first.  Esp...

by / Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Angry Elf Cocktail ...inspired by Elf for Food 'n Flix

<b>Angry Elf Cocktail</b> <i>...inspired by Elf for Food 'n Flix</i> Angry Elf Cocktail ...inspired by Elf for Food 'n Flix

If I had to name my top 5 Christmas movies - Elf would be on that list.  We actually own quite a f...

by / Monday, December 23, 2013

Acorn Squash and Chorizo Seco Tacos {12 Weeks of Winter Squash}

<b>Acorn Squash and Chorizo Seco Tacos</b> {12 Weeks of Winter Squash} Acorn Squash and Chorizo Seco Tacos {12 Weeks of Winter Squash}

As usual, time is flying by.  This is already week number 8 of the 12 Weeks of Winter Squash.  I ima...

by / Sunday, December 22, 2013

Who Hash (aka Roast Beast Hash), inspired by How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Who Hash (aka Roast Beast Hash), inspired by How the Grinch Stole Christmas Who Hash (aka Roast Beast Hash), inspired by How the Grinch Stole Christmas

This week for Sunday Supper, we are creating recipes inspired by holiday movies and music.  Now, I...

by / Thursday, December 19, 2013

Menudo (Red Chile Tripe Soup)

<b>Menudo</b> (Red Chile Tripe Soup) Menudo (Red Chile Tripe Soup)

Menudo is touted for it's ability to help cure a hangover.  This is due to its high Vitamin B co...

by / Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Boozy Coconut White Hot Chocolate + Spiked Banana Bread #CaptainsTable

<b>Boozy Coconut White Hot Chocolate</b> + <b>Spiked Banana Bread</b> #CaptainsTable Boozy Coconut White Hot Chocolate + Spiked Banana Bread #CaptainsTable

Round two of the #CaptainsTable challenge is underway, and the theme this time round is simply &q...

by / Monday, December 16, 2013

Winter Squash {cocktail} + Butternut Squash Vodka {12 Weeks of Winter Squash}

<b>Winter Squash {cocktail} + Butternut Squash Vodka</b> {12 Weeks of Winter Squash} Winter Squash {cocktail} + Butternut Squash Vodka {12 Weeks of Winter Squash}

In my quest to find new and exciting ways to use winter squash, I remembered a cocktail that I'd...

by / Sunday, December 15, 2013

Mandarin Spice Mulled Wine

Mandarin Spice Mulled Wine Mandarin Spice Mulled Wine

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gallo Family Vineyards in conjunction with Sunda...

by / Saturday, December 14, 2013

Magimix 5200XL 16-cup Food Processor by Robot-Coupe + Dough Bowl Attachment {product review}

Magimix 5200XL 16-cup Food Processor by Robot-Coupe + Dough Bowl Attachment {product review} Magimix 5200XL 16-cup Food Processor by Robot-Coupe + Dough Bowl Attachment {product review}

I received a complimentary Magimix 5200XL food processor and the dough bowl attachment for the purpo...

by / Thursday, December 12, 2013

Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls {#GRAINHoliday}

<b>Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls</b> {#GRAINHoliday} Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls {#GRAINHoliday}

A while back, I posed a serious question on Facebook . "Gingerbread: Cake or Bread?"  I ...

by / Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Butternut Squash and Prosciutto Bucatini Carbonara #12WeeksofWinterSquash

<b>Butternut Squash and Prosciutto Bucatini Carbonara</b> #12WeeksofWinterSquash Butternut Squash and Prosciutto Bucatini Carbonara #12WeeksofWinterSquash

A few days ago, an overwhelming desire for Carbonara came over me.  I needed that silky sauce like p...

by / Monday, December 9, 2013

Roasted Red Pepper, Basil, and Almond Pesto Crostini {#FreshGifts}

<b>Roasted Red Pepper, Basil, and Almond Pesto Crostini</b> {#FreshGifts} Roasted Red Pepper, Basil, and Almond Pesto Crostini {#FreshGifts}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AeroGarden in conjunction with Kitchen PLAY.  Al...

by / Sunday, December 8, 2013

Buttery Herb Pull-Apart Rolls

Buttery Herb Pull-Apart Rolls Buttery Herb Pull-Apart Rolls

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gourmet Garden Herbs & Spices. All opinions...

by / Friday, December 6, 2013

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Pecan Streusel

Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Pecan Streusel Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Pecan Streusel

Years ago, I concluded that I am just not "that blogger".  You know the one.  They'r...

by / Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Salisbury Steak {#WeekdaySupper}

<b>Salisbury Steak</b> {#WeekdaySupper} Salisbury Steak {#WeekdaySupper}

Sometimes I get a craving for a throw-back meal...something retro.  As in, a meal that no matter t...

by / Monday, December 2, 2013

Pumpkin Fry Bread {12 Weeks of Winter Squash}

<b>Pumpkin Fry Bread</b> {12 Weeks of Winter Squash} Pumpkin Fry Bread {12 Weeks of Winter Squash}

...or is it Fried Pumpkin Bread?  My intention was for this to be a somewhat typical fry bread.  Fla...

by / Sunday, December 1, 2013

Cranberry Spiced Rum Fizz #CaptainsTable

<b>Cranberry Spiced Rum Fizz</b> #CaptainsTable Cranberry Spiced Rum Fizz #CaptainsTable

When I think festive holiday drinks, the first ones I lean toward are FIZZES!  I don't know wh...




Heather is a Michiana-based food, drink, and travel writer with a fondness for garlic, freshly baked bread, stinky cheese, dark beer, and Mexican food—who believes that immersing herself in different cultures one bite at a time is the best path to enlightenment.

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