I use this multi-purpose dry rub on everything – from sprinkling on ribs and chicken, to seasoning a meatloaf and a roast. Note, that I don’t add sugar to the mix as I find its not necessary for 99% of
My Dad loved oatmeal cookies, and although my mom wasn’t a stellar baker or cook, she made him oatmeal cookies. A lot of oatmeal cookies. This recipe makes for crispy oatmeal cookies. Funnily enough, it took me many many years
Due to the extraordinary year it’s been, my birthday was a very quiet affair. Where we are, things weren’t super locked down and we were able to have 2 couples over for a visit. I didn’t feel like doing a
Shortbread is one of the Hubby’s favorite Christmas cookies. Along with my rumballs, of course. You may be surprised by the amount of corn starch in the recipe. It’s not a mistake, it really uses a cup. What it does is make the
I adore eggnog and being lactose-intolerant doesn’t help the situation any. Thankfully I made Alton Brown’s Aged Eggnog this year, and let me tell you it’s every eggnog lovers dream! Aged eggnog packs a punch with three types of liquor
I consider myself a decent cook, but I have never mastered cooking rice (with the exception of paella). Either burnt, gloppy, uncooked, and bizarre combinations of all three. But I recently took a gamble and tried microwaving my coconut rice.
I had raspberries I wanted to use in muffins, and what goes better with raspberries than chocolate. I found a great recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction site for raspberry chocolate muffins. I followed the instructions and I got the much
When a family dinner rolls (maybe a wee bit of pun intended) around, where the main meat is turkey, it’s mandatory to have dinner buns. Dinner buns are the basis for midnight turkey sandwiches! And for those of you who
I went on a bit of cooking and baking bender this weekend. I start pulling out cookbooks and get in a mood where I want to try everything. Today’s experiment was a chocolate pecan pie from The Ghiradelli Chocolate Cookbook.
I love sausage gravy and biscuits. I’m pretty sure that I’ve mentioned before, but I love gravy or sauces. Turkey gravy, beef gravy, au jus, mushroom gravy, salad dressing, Indian sauces, the mysterious space Swiss Chalet sauce, etc. If I
I popped into a second-hand book store the other day on search for a book that our pupper had gotten hold of. They didn’t have the book I was looking for, so I wandered over to the cookbooks section. I