Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut-Pecan Frosting

Finally, a recipe post!  Thanks to everyone for your support through the third round of Project Food Blog.  I didn’t make it to round 4, but  The results aren’t in yet but whether I continue on to round four or stop here, I want to thank you very much for your support. With gratitude in […]

Voting is a Good Thing

Thank you so much for helping me get to the third challenge.  I’ll keep saying it because it’s true…I can’t get to the next challenge without you and boy, were there fabulous entries for this round. Voting is now open and will continue until 6pm PST on October 7.  If you could add a “voted” […]

Lessons in Entertaining

Dinner party:  A social gathering at which people eat dinner together.  A luxurious dinner party?  My interpretation:  Dinner party plus tablecloths and place settings.  To most, these words are benign and even mean fun.  To me, they are daunting and scary. In short, this is not my area of expertise.  I’m one who was almost […]

Your Vote Matters – Maltese Classics for Challenge #2

It’s that time again, friends.  You helped me advance to this second challenge and I hope you’ll help me get to the third.  You can read my post here and vote for me, too. Thanks so much for your support!

Malta On My Mind (Project Food Blog Challenge #2)

First and foremost…my heartfelt thanks for helping me advance to the next stage of Foodbuzz’s Project Food Blog contest–yippee!  Now the challenges get harder!  For this round, the objective is to create an “ethnic classic that is outside your comfort zone or are not as familiar with“. While I had a vague notion to select an […]

We’re All Winners! (Project Food Blog Challenge #1)

When I started this blog six months ago, I was armed with nothing more than an overwhelming desire to join a community of food lovers who seemed to have so much fun sharing their recipes, food experiences and connecting with one another.  I’ve mentioned before that I had no writing, photography or technical skills to […]