17 03, 2023

Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Nutmeg

2023-03-17T17:08:58+00:00Cooking Blog, Featured, Recipes|

Happy St. Patrick's Day! This is a chocolate version of my mother’s sugar cookies. The nutmeg adds an unexpected depth to the flavor. They stay slightly soft when cooled and are not overly sweet, so they work well with the powdered sugar (confectioners sugar) icing. Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Nutmeg Chocolate Sugar ...[ get the full recipe ]

18 02, 2023

Cajun Seasoning Recipe

2023-02-18T18:41:45+00:00Featured, Recipes|

If you don't have any Cajun seasoning on hand, you can make your own.   Try this recipe that I previously published on FoodieOasis or experiment with your own variation.  The optional crushed red pepper flakes give it a little extra heat. Spices for cajun seasoning mix. Cajun Seasoning Recipe   Save Print Prep time ...[ get the full recipe ]

6 01, 2023

Chocolate Ice Cream with a Splash of Rum

2023-01-23T18:55:16+00:00Cooking Blog, Featured, Recipes|

Are you in the mood for homemade ice cream?  If so, give this eggless recipe a try.  It's creamy and a little icy at the same time, which I love. Chocolate Ice Cream with a Splash of Rum   Save Print Prep time 5 hours Cook time 4 mins Total time 5 hours 4 ...[ get the full recipe ]

30 10, 2022

22 Minute Cake with Fudge Frosting


When I was very young, our neighbor made this yummy cake.  I remember sitting at her kitchen counter one day when she let me eat two big pieces.  I am smiling just thinking about it.  But it's not for the faint of heart.  Be ready for a buttery cake topped with chocolate pecan fudge.  ...[ get the full recipe ]

15 10, 2022

Boulevardier Cocktail – Evan’s Favorite

2023-01-23T18:55:54+00:00Cooking Blog, Featured, Recipes|

It's always fun to try new cocktails, and this one was a winner for me.  I even included it as Evan's favorite drink in my novel, Thrill Ride.  While I'm not always a fan of drinks with so much alcohol, this one goes down surprisingly smooth.  Give it a try and let me know what you ...[ get the full recipe ]

13 06, 2022

Adrienne’s Asian-Style Barbeque Sauce


Adrienne told us this is a modified version of Roy Yamaguchi's recipe for ribs! 1/4 cup white miso paste 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1 1/2 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger 1 1//2 Tbsp. minced garlic 2 Tbsp. sake 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar 1 1/2 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 Tbsp. liquid smoke 1/2 Tbsp. agave 1 ...[ get the full recipe ]

13 06, 2022

Chocolate Chip, Pecan & Coconut Macaroons—Take Two

2023-01-15T22:07:23+00:00Cooking Blog, Featured, Recipes|

I have always loved coconut macaroons.  I get my love of coconut from my grandmother.  Shockingly, she wasn't crazy about chocolate, but she was crazy about sugar and sweets.  Over the years, I have tried several recipes for coconut macaroons, and given my love for chocolate, I have tried drizzling them with chocolate.  But ...[ get the full recipe ]

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