Pink Grapefruit Soda


Now that we’re getting glimpses of Spring around here, it’s time to swap out our ever-present mugs of hot tea and cocoa for some light, fruity, more refreshing options. This Pink Grapefruit Soda recipe hit the spot. Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice paired with club soda makes for a perfectly adorable, pink fizzy drink to [...]

Hot Cross Buns


Hot Cross Buns are a Good Friday tradition dating back to the days of Queen Elizabeth the First, and probably even earlier. It is my understanding that at that time, the sale of Hot Cross Buns was forbidden unless it was Good Friday or Christmas. Those caught disobeying the order would be forced to forfeit [...]

Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs


Happy Easter Week! No bunny-shaped waffles, pastel-colored snacks, or cupcakes covered in Peeps around here. If there’s one holiday to take seriously, it’s Easter. I’m talking about the REAL Easter. The Jesus-Christ-died-on-the-cross-and-rose-again-on-the-third-day-to-save-me-for-my-sins Easter, and that is something to remember, and celebrate. I may not be an Easter Bunny super-fan, but I have been wanting to try [...]

Banana Poppy Seed Pancakes with Caramel-Banana Syrup


There’s pancakes, and then there’s pancakes. Truth be told, I’ve never been a fan of pancakes. Unless we’re talking about Mickey Mouse shaped pancakes at Walt Disney World. But if we’re talking about the somewhat soggy pancakes made from the mix that leaves a plaster-like aftertaste…well in that case, I’ll pass. Have I mentioned that [...]