#SundaySupper: Raspberry Jam Cakes

SundaySupper is a group of bloggers who are on a mission to bring back supper around the family table in every home.  This week Isabel at Family Foodie is hosting and the theme is Retro Recipes Then and Now.

raspberry jam cakesLong time no see!  I have been so uninspired lately.  I have been busy and just not interested in doing all the work to make something yummy and then take the pictures and create a post.  It was just too much.  Therefore, I knew the only way that I would get back into the kitchen with some gusto would be to do some baking.  When I saw that the Sunday Supper crew were doing retro recipes I decided to dig for some delicious baked good from yesteryear.  And found these lovely cakes to make for any good tea party! Continue reading

Top 12 of 2012

I have been MIA for a little while.  Sorry.  I was so busy with school and work and I just let the blog go.  BUT now it is a new year and I hope to come back to blogging on a more consistent basis.  I hope you had a great 2012 and will have an even better 2013!

Number 1- White Tea Blueberry Smoothie

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Number 2- Slow-Roasted Turkey Breast

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Number 3- Spicy Grilled Cheese

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Number 4- Sage Salvation Tea

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Number 5- Bird Nest Cookies

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Number 6- Baked Breakfast Apples

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Number 7- Thyme Mushroom Quinoa Saute

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Number 8- Chamomile Cupcakes with Honey Glaze

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Number 9- Chicken Chowder

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Number 10- Irish Carrot Potato Soup

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Number 11- Tuna Melt Hot Sandwiches

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Number 12-Breakfast Tart with Garlic, Mushrooms and Bacon

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Apple-Pecan Sticky Buns

 

apple pecan sticky bunsOMG who doesn’t love sticky buns?!  I am a huge fan.  Well the other day my friend Kelsey and I decided to make them for brunch and it was wonderful.  I am so glad we had these.  They were fabulous!

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#SundaySupper: Double Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

Sunday Supper is a group of bloggers who are on a mission to bring back supper around the family table in every home.  This week Isabel at Family Foodie is hosting and the theme is Holiday Cookie Exchange!

double chocolate chip peppermint biscottiI love biscotti!  And I recently found this wonderful recipe with peppermint and candy canes.  What could be more perfect for the holidays!  I love candy canes and always use them to stir my hot chocolate so this is just too much.  Now I can stir my hot chocolate with biscotti!  So much chocolate :)

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November Foodie Pen Pal

It’s Foodie Pen Pal reveal day!  I had a delicious foodie pen pal package from my new friend Diana.  It was great!  I love getting mail :)

pka545I got peanuts, chocolate, cornbread and blackberry jam.  All these items are from Virginia.  I have never been to Virginia so this was a nice taste of a new place.  I have already finished off the peanuts and chocolate.  Next I am going to make some cornbread and I think I am going to make pop tarts out of the blackberry jam :)

pka546If you want to see what I mailed you can go check out Elizabeth over at Being Elizabeth.  I sent her a yummy Minnesota package.

Next month we are changing it up and encouraging everyone to donate money to charities for hurricane sandy.  You can check more out on that here.

 

#SundaySupper: Leftover Mashed Potatoes and Beef Croquettes

SundaySupper is a group of bloggers who are on a mission to bring back supper around the family table in every home.  This week Nicole at The Daily Dish Recipes is hosting and the theme is What to do with Thanksgiving Leftovers?

I love Thanksgiving dinner.  We always have family favorites and it is so good.  We normally have leftovers, but my family usually eats the leftovers just like they are.  We don’t make new dishes out of them.  So for this Sunday Supper I had to do a little investigating to see what we could make.

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The Weekly Dish: 11/17/2012

This is a wonderful video of Lianne La Havas singing Is Your Love Big Enough? It is such a pretty song.  Hope you enjoy!

The Weekly Dish!  Here are the recipes from this blog for the last week.

Snickerdoodle Snack Mix

Tomato and Cilantro Soup

Spiced Apple Cider Sorbet

Chicken Korma

Here are recipes from blogs I follow.

Side Dish

Bacon Cheddar Cornbread from Eat Boutique

Soup

Chicken Dumpling Soup From Fast Food to Fresh Food

Lentil and Roasted Vegetable Soup from Scarborough Food Fair

Desserts

“Hot Buttered Rum” Apple Pie from Eats Well With Others

Candied Chestnuts from Vanilla Garlic

Cardamon Honey Pear Upside-down Cake from You Made That?

Chicken Korma

I was given this recipe by a really good friend of mine.  I love getting handwritten  recipes from people.  It feels so authentic and personal to me.  These are recipes that people share with their loved ones.  And then they took the time to sit down and write it.  I adore handwriting.  Mine is not the best, but if I write very slowly I can produce something I am proud to share.  Also, since people so rarely give handwritten recipes anymore, it feel extra special to me!

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Spiced Apple Cider Sorbet

I love apple cider.  It is one of my favorite things about fall and winter.  Drinking the warming, cozy treat is cemented in my memory- associated with home, family and love.  This recipe takes those flavors in a whole new direction!

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