Last Minute Chocolate Goodies For Christmas

Some times I get that impulse to bake last minute for Christmas, and the last thing I want to do in our summer heat is turning on the oven, or sweating my way through a day in the kitchen. I thought I would collate and share some of my recipes that have gotten a work…

Coconut Flour Pancakes

I’ve had a bag of coconut flour hanging out in my pantry now for about 12 months, that I purchased on impulse one day.  I tried using it once and found it so absorbent that it ruined a recipe that the rest has been languishing until this week. A visit from my niece who is…

Brown Sugar Kitchen’s Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Recently I discovered a wonderful cookbook called Brown Sugar Kitchen by Tanya Holland with Jan Newberry (2014).  Brown Sugar Kitchen is actually a soul food restaurant based on Oakland, California and the book is a reflection of the food experience of the chef and the generous american home style cooking served in her corner store…

Getting Back to Sharing What We Love

As a food blogger it’s very easy to get caught up in the cycle of producing posts, trying to improve your stats and attempting to outdo yourself.  Then inevitably you start thinking about ways to monetize your passion and then it can all starts to feel like a lot of work.  Somewhere along the way…