Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cookbooks I’m Coveting: September

I love cookbooks.  They tend to be my treat to myself when I have a payday!  (I’m serious – most of my friends go out drinking – I buy a baking pan and some cookbooks.)  So I wanted to pass on a bit of what I’m coveting this month! Nancie McDermott’s Southern Pies: Pie is […]

Apple and Date Honey Squares – Rosh Hashanah Blog Party

Welcome to the first ever Jewish Holiday Blog Party, hosted by Jessie of Taste and Miriam of Overtime Cook, and sponsored by Kitchen Aid! As you may know, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year is coming up, and Jewish bloggers from all over the world are celebrating with all kinds of twists on traditional Rosh Hashanah foods. […]

A Few Best Men (and Pavlovas)

This week, we were lucky enough to get tickets to A Few Best Men from Showfilmfirst.  I’d seen it promoted a few places and the summary I had going in was “the British equivalent of the Hangover“.  Which (with the exception of it actually being the Australian equivalent of the Hangover) was not totally inaccurate.  […]

Review: Betty Crocker Chocolate Whoopie Pies

I was walking through the supermarket a few weeks ago and I stumbled across this: the Betty Crocker Whoopie Pie mix.  Now, I’ve mentioned my childhood near Amish country and the fact that this much beloved, handcrafted Amish treat has now become mass produced is a source of venting, but I decided to give it […]