Tag: food

New book of short stories “The Magic of Marmalade and Other Stories” on Kindle

The Magic of Marmalade and Other Stories, available on Kindle Full of lovely, heartwarming, delightful, and quirky characters connected through the decades with their love of good food and warm cooking, from the endearingly naughty six-year-old who yearned for bright American cheese to the passionate bakers and the real life, unsolved mystery surrounding the midnight […]

The curated kitchen: jewel French macarons

It is perfectly understandably why French macarons have stolen our hearts … and refused to give them back. Macrons from Pierre Herme. And macarons from Sucre. Meltingly delicious, they are the perfect size, the perfect flavors, and the perfect jewel of a treat to give and receive.  

The curated kitchen: rugelach

What? You don’t know from rugelach? Well, then, let me tell you about it. Specifically, let me tell you about the rugelach from Erica’s Rugelach and Baking Co. They come in a variety of flavors including apricot, raspberry, and (best of the ones tasted — thanks, Erica, for sending them over), chocolate. They are dense, […]

The curated kitchen: white rose sugar cubes

Sweet wee rose sugar cubes from Wishing Well Art. Lovely for tea parties, garden parties, showers, graduation, and so on. Delightful.  

The curated kitchen: dark amber maple syrup

Big, bold, and sporting a dark red color, it has a strong maple flavor and a thick, rich texture. Good in coffee, in milk shakes, and poured lavishly over strawberry pancakes. From Bobo’s Mountain Sugar.How sweet.  

The curated kitchen: wild sage honey

Wild sage, raw, unfiltered honey that contains zero additives, natural bee pollens, digestive enzymes, and antioxidants. Oh, and a letterpress label. From Butterbean Studios.

The curated kitchen: sweet chips pickles

From Gordy’s Pickle Jar, Sweet Chips. Organic cucumbers, fresh ginger, garlic in a sweet brine. Quick, where’s the hamburger?  

The curated kitchen: brittle in a box

Eight flavors of brittle in a beribboned red box. They pick the flavors, but, oh, what flavors there are: Black Sesame, Burnt Almond, Chocolate Stout Peanut, Coconut Almond, Coconut Cashew, Day at the Ballpark, Ginger Cashew, Hazelnut Espresso, Pistachio Rosewater, Pistachio Vanilla, Pumpkin Ale, Serrano Peanut, Smokin’ Hot Peanut. From SweetDragon. Yum.

The curated kitchen: afternoon tea

Welcome to spring, a seasons of Mother’s Day and afternoon visits and a perfect time for a sweet hostess gifts to say you care. Here’s a lovely one, sent over by Pemberton Farms: the Afternoon Tea Gourmet Gift Basket. Ginger cookies and a packet of tea, a wee jar of honey and a scone mix, shortbread […]

The curated kitchen: Piri Piri chili salt

From The Chili Lab: Piri Piri chili salt. Light on heat; big on flavor. Why hello there!