Weekend Cooking: Cookbooks for Christmas

In addition to several other great gifts, I received two visually stimulating cookbooks for Christmas.  Both cookbooks are filled with stunning photographs of ingredients, preparation methods, and finished meals–I can’t wait to get cooking! The first cookbook, A Year of Pies by Ashley English of Small Measure, was an early gift from Anthony.  While away […]

Weekend Cooking: Pizza Skewers

Since receiving On a Stick! by Matt Armendariz, Anthony and I have been salivating over the recipes–rubbing our hands together and laughing maniacally at the notion of fried spaghetti and meatballs or pineapple wrapped in funnel cake on a stick.  Matt’s food blog, Matt Bites, is a favorite of mine, and his photos are gorgeous! […]

Weekend Cooking: Pepper Steak

I spent the entire day in the kitchen preparing meals for the month (again!) and wanted to share a particularly easy and yummy recipe with you as part of Beth Fish Reads Weekend Cooking Challenge.  A few weeks back, a spiral-bound cookbook caught my eye at a tag sale, and I snapped it (and two […]