Deceptive Durian

I just searched words in thesauruses (thesaurusi?) for 15 minutes to find the word “deceptive.” This message from my last brain cell has been brought to you by red wine.

Coconutty Easter Cupcakes

First, allow me to play a little theme song for the recent history of this blog   I’m playing Rocky for three reasons: Most importantly, my blog nearly died. The

Sourpus apricots

Well, it’s been a busy summer. I haven’t been doing a whole lot of writing, and I haven’t been doing a whole lot of cooking. But I’ve missed you, Internet

Khaleesi’s Calamansis

You know, they tell you that your subject lines should be easily Googlable, like as in, “What to do with Calamansi.” Oh well, I’m happy with the e-friends I have

Jingly melons

Now there’s a blog post title that creates some mental imagery, no? Here comes Part 2 in my three part series “Big odd green things I found at the grocery

Breadfruit. Not bread. May be fruit. But not fruity

This post is the first in a series of three: Big odd green things I found at the grocery store this week. Big odd green thing #1: Breadfruit. You know

A knack for sumac

After a family day of skiing and lazing around at the cottage, my family members had built up quite a thirst. (That’s my little guy who’s only four. His board-sport

A bonbon bonanza – soursop ice cream

How well outfitted is your kitchen? My husband would say that my kitchen is kitted out, but I would disagree. Yes, I have a lot of stuff. But I like

Crazy for Cranberries

I may have mentioned that I enjoy food festivals. Now if you’re of the urban persuasion, you may be thinking I’m talking about a Food & Wine Expo. Or maybe

It’s Joanna’s virtual shower! And a bunch of dangerous baby foods!

Today’s post is an extra special one. You see, my Internet friends, Joanna and her husband Mike from way on over there at http://midwesternbite.com/, are expecting a baby. So sweetheart