Category Archives: sweet snacks

Jam. Strawberry jam.

I’m up to “J” in the a-to-z challenge! and I think I’m a day ahead, but won’t have time on the actual J day. It’s almost time for fresh, local strawberries. Memphis usually has them first showing up at the … Continue reading

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Gluten-free peanut butter cookies

But don’t let the gluten-free scare you away! These are amazing and simple and delicious and if you like peanut butter I bet you have all 4 ingredients on hand! They are crisp rather than chewy cookies. And unfortunately, they … Continue reading

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Christmas Baking – Part 1

This morning’s Triumph in Christmas Baking was gluten-free (GF) peanut butter cookies. It was a recipe from the Sunday paper, and unlike many GF baked goods, required no unusual flours that I would have to out and buy. Peanut butter, … Continue reading

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November is here….time for writing, port, and chocolate.

Since I learned about NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), which is November,  and a time to sit down and write a novel, I have wanted to participate.  But I have been working on this doctoral degree for the last 4 years, and am just up … Continue reading

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Pumpkin…cupcakes!

The temperature here made a dramatic drop from almost 90 yesterday (unseasonably warm) with my air conditioning on, to a high of 51 today (unseasonably cool). The heat is not on yet, but it may be by morning. But it was cool … Continue reading

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Food Day Celebrations in August

August 8th, as you may remember from last year, is one of my favorite food holidays: Sneak a Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch night! This year I think the zucchini peaked a little sooner, as the early warm weather seems to have brought all … Continue reading

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First market day 2010 for me!

The farmer’s market actually opened last weekend,  but I was out of town, so this was the first week I made it down this year.  Found little round turnips to boil and season as a side dish,  and beets in … Continue reading

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Snacks before & after the feast

Surely the day of Christmas is for feasting with family….turkey & cranberries, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, peas, coleslaw, salad…those are our traditional foods. But before and after, early in the day and late in the evening, we nibble…. … Continue reading

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