Culinary Tour – Delicious Bloggers to Follow

Around the Kitchen Table 2

When I began blogging five years ago I had no idea where the journey would take me or how it would affect my life.    I often joke that if I had known when I started how much work being a Food Blogger would be, I would have run off screaming and found and other hobby to occupy my time. But the truth is that blogging not only rekindled my love … [Read more...]

My Seven Favorite Meyer Lemon Recipes!

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One of my favorite times of year is when the Meyer Lemons start coming into season and I've begun to see them in my area supermarkets again so that means its time to getting cooking with Meyer Lemons!   Meyer Lemons made their first appearance in the United States in 1908 when Frank Meyer introduced this hybrid of a lemon and mandarin orange. … [Read more...]

Blueberry Muesli Muffins and The Big Summer Potluck

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I love going to blogger conferences and get-togethers! Not only do I get to see my friends but I also get to bring home a lot of wonderful products we get as samples  in our swag bag.   At the end of July I went to one of my favorite Food Blogger get-togethers The Big Summer Pot Luck or  BSP as we affectionately refer to this stellar meetup of food … [Read more...]

Peach Pecan Pound Cake

peach pecan pound cake

We have been so lucky this past week enjoying near perfect weather this week, although I don't think anyone would mind if the rain slowed up a bit.  Normal for this time of year since June is 8 inches and we've had about 28 inches this season already!  But this week has been glorious!   No humidity and temps dropping into the 6o's at night, just … [Read more...]

Individual Strawberry Shortcake’s – National Dairy Month

whipped cream, strawberries, scones, National dairy month

As usual I missed another foodie holiday, National Strawberry Shortcake Day was June 14th and while I had great plans to make a three layer strawberry shortcake for the occasion, as happens too often life gets in the way.   Well I guess its better late than never, those lush beautiful berries are everywhere in the markets, and at least by waiting I … [Read more...]

Blood Orange Pecan Muffins

Blood Orange Muffin with pecans

With this years supply of Blood Orange's coming to a end, I've been getting my fill of those juicy delectable oranges.    My first contact with those ruby red fleshed beauties came on my first trip to Rome when the hotel we stayed at served a red orange juice that I mistakenly took for grapefruit juice.    The juice I had assumed was orange juice … [Read more...]