Category Archives: Recipes

Cookbook Club: Cheddar Latkes and Homemade Applesauce

As much as I try to deny it, I’m a walking Irish stereotype. I love me a Guinness, and a potato. I made these for my cookbook club back in December when we were celebrating the season, and they were … Continue reading

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Strawberry Oatmeal

Easy, healthy and wholesome. I wasn’t sure if I should include such a simple recipe, but it’s like a delicious hug, and I needed to share. If you squint, it’s like cobbler for breakfast! My husband says it’s like “oatmeal … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club: Josie’s Spinach Artichoke Dip: For Your Health!

The trick with eating with others, for me, is that I don’t like a lot of the things normal people eat. These things include milk, yogurt, soft/mild cheeses, mayonnaise, and sour cream. That’s the short list, and people are always … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club: Ricca’s (Mom’s) Harvey Wallbanger Cake

I only know about Harvey Wallbangers because my uncle drinks them, and no one else below the age of 85 does. This cake is a take on the old-school drink, and the recipe is a nod to 50’s convenience. I … Continue reading

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December Cookbook Club: Starch and Booze, Angel’s Kentucky Bourbon Slush

December’s cookbook club was another success. Lots of new faces, and delightful food. We lost our salad and vegetable-side folks to auditions and disease, so this month there was a heavy emphasis on fatty, starchy food. There were latkes, homemade … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club: Annie’s Chocolate Pecan Pie

It’s dangerous being the dessert person at cookbook club. We gorge ourselves for 2 hours on what has basically become a monthly thanksgiving, and if we aren’t careful, we could miss the dessert person’s contribution altogether. Actually, that’s never really … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club: Nickoleta’s “Actual Greek” Afternoon Salad

Well, I don’t know about you, but I have been stuffing my damn face for about 5 days. My pants are tight, but my spirits are high for all the wonderful food I have been surrounded and loved by. I … Continue reading

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