Tag: World Market

Gingerbread, Cranberry & Lemon Curd Trifle


I love assembling a trifle for dessert! The look impressive but are easy to assemble and vary, altering your ingredients with cake, fruit, custard or pudding, and whipped cream. Gingerbread, Cranberry, and Lemon Curd Trifle is delicious and easy to assemble for Christmas with a few short cuts, preparing your components or layers in advance. I had…

Pumpkin Pie Spice Nuts


Pumpkin Pie Spice Nuts are a flavorful, sweet treat for your Thanksgiving table or make an easy and delicious hostess gift! They come together quickly, you can make several batches in 30 minutes and your kitchen will smell wonderful too. I adapted a recipe from Food Network substituting pumpkin pie spice for a mixture of…

Mystery Ingredient & Halloween Fun: Creepy Sprinkles Lab


I’m joining Rattlebridge Farm for Foodie Friday and the return of The Mystery Ingredient Club!  Our Mystery Ingredient this month~ Wilton Creepy Sprinkles Lab, timely for planning a Happy Haunting! Thank you Michael Lee! The Creepy Sprinkles include Bones, Black & Green Jimmies, Orange Sugar, and Black, Green & Orange Jimmies. I couldn’t resist adding a…

Seaside Dining


I’m lakeside enjoying a little seaside dining with Pfaltzgraff Seaside Dinnerware. Pfaltzgraff’s Seaside brings the color palette of the sun, sand, and sea to the table.  Shells, starfish, and a rope detail, dot the coastal borders of the plates in shades of blue and green with a touch of sunny yellow. I combed the aisles of…

At the Table~ Belmont Blue Flowers


I’m at the table with Blue Flowers. . .  Hydrangeas, Blooming Napkin Rings, and Mikasa Gourmet Basics Belmont Round Blue Flowers Dinnerware. Square and round salad plates offer two different blooming varieties in this handcrafted collection of stoneware. Tole flower napkin rings act as a nosegay presenting red checked napkins. A casual centerpiece, a birdhouse…

Spring at The Butchart Gardens


I had the good fortune to travel with my husband to Vancouver, British Columbia for a business conference a year ago last May~ our first trip enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and a chance to visit our neighbors to the north in Canada. The Butchart Gardens in Victoria were on the “not-to-be-missed” list. If you…

A Chinese Garden & Long Life Noodle Soup

Long Life Noodle Soup

We had the Good Fortune 造化 to visit Vancouver, BC last year! In addition to visiting the breathtaking Butchart Gardens, we walked through Chinatown on the way to Vancouver’s Chinese Garden~ to see the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. In tandem with Chinese New Year and The Year of the Snake which officially began on February 10th, I thought you might…


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