Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com

The Best Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies*

I don’t call things “The Best” all that often, but when I do…I mean it. I have had a love affair with Peanut Butter Cookies for a very, very long time. In fact, I have over 7 Peanut Butter Cookie recipes already on this blog! However, I didn’t have...
HoeCakes (Pancakes made with cornmeal & buttermilk)

Thoughts too long for Twitter.*

1. Jorge and I spent all day Sunday relaxing. We slept in, I made hoecakes for the 50th time, and we watched a fair amount of television. It was glorious. 2. I have been craving P.F. Changs every day, all day. There are much more authentic local restaurants in Tampa...
Apple Pie Cookies via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Apple Pie Cookies*

I guess it’s time to confess. I am an ugly pie maker. Don’t get me wrong, my pies taste amazing. I even make beautiful flaky homemade pie crust, but they look like a 5th grader made them. I can never get the crust to do that pretty ripple thing...
Watermelon Salsa recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Watermelon Salsa*

55 days until these ladies are here (if they don’t decide to come sooner on their own) and the countdown is officially ON. Some people turn into glorious pregnant people…I have turned into a pregnant monster these last few weeks. I can’t sleep. I have the concentration capacity of...