Galette des Rois and the big mess in the oven

  French pastry shops fill their windows with Buche de noel during the month of December. As the month winds downs the shops sell out the cakes, they fill their shelves with the Galette des… View Post

Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton, VA

FTC disclosure: I received a free hotel stay in exchange for a story and social media posts. Perched on top of the hill overlooking the town of Staunton sits the last remaining hotel. The Stonewall… View Post

You Can Never Have To Much Bourbon In A Fruitcake.

Now that the Turkey has been strip to the boney carcass and turned into stock, it is time to turn our attention to Christmas. The days are short, the nights are long and the stores… View Post

Land of Fire and Ice, Icleand

The Blue Lagoon You can never travel to Iceland and not be impressed with the people, land and food. I have been to Iceland twice now and I am trying to figure out how to… View Post

Cookbook Collecting Is Still Relevant To Me

  I can’t tell you the number of cookbooks I have collected and then donated from my collection. Over the years my “collecting” has slowed down quite a bit. And this year I have only… View Post