Leftover Raspberry Buttercream? Company coming? Make Lemon Cake.

My offer to a neighbor of the leftover raspberry buttercream from the last birthday cake went unaccepted — just at the same time as I found out that I would be having company this afternoon — so I had a little think about what might go well with it besides chocolate cake or chocolate cupcakes. … More Leftover Raspberry Buttercream? Company coming? Make Lemon Cake.

Cilantro Chicken with Baba Khanooj: cross-cultural Long Meal Friday

I’m fond of mixing Mexican and Middle Eastern or Indian cuisines in the same meal, especially on a long-meal-Friday. * Tonight it was chicken breast marinated in dried cumin, coriander and red pepper flakes, fried a bit in the drippings left from roasting onions, red bell pepper and mushrooms, tossed with some fresh cilantro and … More Cilantro Chicken with Baba Khanooj: cross-cultural Long Meal Friday

Making Skillet Bread, serving it with marinated cold salmon and avocado

You look up a recipe online. Another recipe on the side catches your eye, which it would because those sneaky corporate algorithms have enough of your search data to choose and place more appealing items on the periphery of whatever you’re reading. Yesterday such a recipe idea was making naan or pita or flatbread with … More Making Skillet Bread, serving it with marinated cold salmon and avocado

Lavender Lemon Bars

Somebody gave me some lemons today. I couldn’t help myself from that point forward, even though the lavender and castor sugar have been together for a mere week, I was determined to try regular old lemon bars prepared with lavender sugar. A couple weeks ago at the ice cream social, one of the younger girls … More Lavender Lemon Bars

j’s Lemon Snicks varieties for Mother’s Day

Previous post concerned only my new Lemon Snicks with Honey Caramel Accents, top right corner of this photo. Directly below is the result of putting Regular Caramel into the Lemon Snick. In the middle, Lemon Snicks are accented with Raspberry Tidbits Baking Chips sent to me by my sweet cousin in Idaho. On the left, … More j’s Lemon Snicks varieties for Mother’s Day