After infusing it for 5 months, I finally bottle my first ever cassis - also known as blackcurrant liqueur.
Gingerbread Men from the cover of Woman's Day magazine: Did this recipe deserve the cover spotlight?
These unusual cookies are spiced with caraway seeds are are a specialty of Ecuador.
Red Velvet Bundt Cake with Cinnamon- Cream Cheese Glaze
Homemade brown sugar scrub! Makes a great holiday gift!
Mexican Bean Soup - A warm bowl of soup for a cold winter night.
Basler Brunsli - Traditional Swiss Christmas Cookie. Spiced Chocolate Gluten Free goodness.
Happy Hanukkah with dark, strong 13% kosher He'Brew Jewbelation beer.
Technically it's a gingerbread pan for Christmas, but it would be so cute to make little muffins or cupcakes for a child's birthday party!
in case you simply can't get to a french patisserie, and you don't have the energy to bake them yourself, you can get tiny, adorable macarons at...you guessed it.
Ever tried beer and ice cream together? Try Doc's Enigma, a beer float inspired by the character "Doc" from Steinbeck's Cannery Row.
Ghost chile pepper, the hottest chile in the world!
Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies... dunked in white chocolate and given a good dose of festive sprinkles.
Small, cheap, useful: A holiday gift guide for kitchen gear you might actually use.
fruit of the gods also called persimmons used in a upside down cake
Candy cane truffles from New Orleans to celebrate the season in refreshing good taste.
Cookies are a perfect gift. They're inexpensive and easy to make and will please just about everyone...who doesn't like cookies??!
Panettone ~ Fresh and Fabulous for the holidays!
Duck Eggs from a farm visit where we learned all about how these lovely eggs are produced. Higher in fat they are fantastic in pasta and pastries.
Tomatoes from the Cours Saleya Market in Nice
[recipe] Chinese style butter chicken. Comfort food for a cold winter night.
A simple yet refreshing avocado drink to boost your immunity system.
[recipe] Lasagna Appetizer Cups
Three old kitchen tools: a whisk, a hand chopper, and a potato masher. The wooden handles used to be painted. They have been in the family a long time. Taken with my iPhone CameraBag App...
Migas with chorizo, currants, and breadcrumbs: a stand-out dish inspired by Mario Batali's so-so book 'Spain.'
A tale of two cocktails named Brown Derby. Above, the one made with aged rum, lime, and maple syrup.
Roast Chicken with Oregon Black Truffles
Gifting wine this holiday season? Try some eco-friendly wrapping tips.
For the Love of a Spoon
apple fritters - ad hoc at home
Fiery Red Smoked Serrano Chile Cranberry Reduction. Cooking Red To Remember World AIDS Day.
Wanted: Healthy Food Fast. 5 healthier upgrades for your AM routine.
Fermented cod liver oil, A natural whole food.
The Big List of Cookbooks from Los Angeles Restaurant Chefs ~ 25 holiday gift ideas (or ONE very generous one) for the LA Cooking Dining Uber Foodie