Recipe Review: Brown Sugar Apple Cobbler

Yes, you’re in the right place. Yes, it is citrus season. However, some of you know by now I tend to follow my stomach more than trends. Besides, isn’t the point of citrus to brighten up a gloomy winter’s day? I don’t consider overcast skies the real issue here in Southern California. It’s just cold, by our standards. Such… Continue reading Recipe Review: Brown Sugar Apple Cobbler

Recipe Review: Spiced Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

How easy is it to start a new tradition in your family? Are you met with doubt and resistance? Or acceptance and an open mind? My family stays pretty close to their comfort zone (I definitely didn’t get my sense of culinary curiosity from them). This is especially true when it comes to holiday desserts. There are certain expectations. You… Continue reading Recipe Review: Spiced Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe Review: Sweet Potato Banana Bread

Friends, a lot happened in a week. We had Halloween, daylight saving time ended, and if we go by TV commercials, it’s Christmas.   But what about Thanksgiving? Maybe retailers gloss over it because it’s a sincere occasion. It’s not about gifts. Rather family, food, and taking time to be grateful. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be giving Thanksgiving the… Continue reading Recipe Review: Sweet Potato Banana Bread