Monthly Archives: November 2010

Cinnamon rolls

Let’s pretend that you are sick, it’s 10 p.m., you have already baked two kinds of cookies and you need to make something brunch-y for one of your best friends and her husband. Do you: A. Look in the fridge, … Continue reading

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Cranberry sauce

There are a lot of foods I love at Thanksgiving: sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, pecan pie. But perhaps my favorite is cranberry sauce. No, I am not talking about that Jell-O-esque stuff that comes in a can, I’m … Continue reading

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Hummingbird cake

As I mentioned before, my grandmother died recently. She loved to cook and bake, and one of her favorites was hummingbird cake. I wanted to bake one in her honor — though unfortunately I don’t know any Carmelite monks to … Continue reading

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Cincinnati three-way

Ok, I know what you’re thinking. If you are from the Cincinnati area, you’re thinking, “Mmmmm, three-ways!” And if you’re from anywhere else, you’re thinking, “I didn’t think this was that kind of blog.” Well, stop. This blog post is … Continue reading

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Raw spiced applesauce

Remember that apple slide show from Sunset magazine a few weeks ago? Just about everything on it looks good to me, but I made the apple corn muffins first. This recipe is much faster and simpler. I don’t really like … Continue reading

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Cheese enchiladas

I am still planning to make the hummingbird cake ASAP, but Toby and I are living in the Navy Lodge (a hotel) right now because our bedroom ceiling, walls and closet have been gutted/ripped out because of a leak. So … Continue reading

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Nanny

I fully intended to do a post called “Ode to candy” on Halloween, but my grandmother died unexpectedly, so I obviously wasn’t thinking about candy. Nanny (the 2-year-old me refused to call her Nana) is really my cooking and baking … Continue reading

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