September – 2013 Cookbook Challenge
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I’m not the world’s biggest fan of sweet baked goods, generally speaking. When I was a kid, I didn’t care a whole lot for cookies beyond your basic chocolate chip, and I disliked cake so much that I would eat … Continue reading

February – 2013 Cookbook Challenge
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Theme party! I love a good theme party.  Parties in general tend to get a big thumbs-up from me, especially when they involve food.  But there’s something about being given a subject to work with, a set of criteria to … Continue reading

Baked Beans
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  I’ll fess up right at the start and say that I was never very close to my grandfather on my mother’s side.  He was an imposing, stocky, bulldog of a man with a gruff demeanor and intractable opinions.  That’s not … Continue reading