“Make something for the Thanksgiving dessert table” … that was this month’s Creative Cooking Challenge.
Since I don’t keep a particularly sweet kitchen and I’m no baker, this one was a little difficult to conceptualize. But, I was determined (as I usually am for these challenges) to look around and go with ingredients I already had on hand. I came up with roasted chestnuts, chocolate-covered crystalized ginger (thank you Trader Joe’s), rum from Puerto Rico and a few pantry spices. Read More
I’ve had Mexico on my mind because, after a good number of years, I’ve decided to go back and visit — this time to explore the Yucatan peninsula. But, that’s not happening until next February so when this month’s challenge (tomatoes) was announced, I decided to bring a little Mexico into my cocina. Or should I say cantina?
This type of post is rare for the pages of FOODalogue so I’m conflicted about whether to classify it as a frozen cocktail or dessert. Read More
Well, a pictorial and a few words of explanation.
“Family Day” means quality time with the ones you love most … enjoying the day, the activities and, of course, eating well. This is how Family Day went down yesterday at Jim and Julie’s. Read More
Yes, your eyes are not deceiving you. FOODalogue made dessert. But, fear not, it’s not precise and I didn’t sift or bake. It’s a frozen treat.
And it’s my contribution to this month’s Creative Cooking Crew challenge: “stuff it!”
Once again this was the first thing that popped in my head when the challenge theme was revealed — and when that happens, there’s just no thinking of an alternative. Read More