Cooking & Baking

Snacking with the Gilmore Girls

For those under a rock, Netflix is a wonderful company.  WHY?  Because they are bringing back our beloved Gilmore Girls for one final, 4-part curtain call.  The trailer was just released, and yes, there were tears.  Here it is for your viewing pleasure: Bill & I are traveling with family to upstate NY for the… Continue reading Snacking with the Gilmore Girls

Cooking & Baking

Low Carb PUMPKIN SPICE Pecans

YOU GUYS! IT’S PUMPKIN SPICE SEASON AGAIN! Sadly though, most all of the PS treats out there are also crazy full of sugar.  No bueno. Here at Casa-de-B&B, we’ve been trying the Low-Carb lifestyle – specifically the Ketogenic diet.  While this blog will not become a diet blog, we’ve both had some sweet sweet success. … Continue reading Low Carb PUMPKIN SPICE Pecans

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A Little Fake Baking

No, i don’t mean sitting in a tanning bed. (Tried it once, but i love my skin too much to do it again!) I mean some treat making! Sure baking cookies is great, but what about filling your home with the smell of melted chocolate??!!? I have heard these called a zillion things but pretzel-button-… Continue reading A Little Fake Baking

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Pancake Mix Strawberry Muffins

Remember that time I spent the entire month of May telling you all about doing this? Yup, England.  It was an awesome trip (And the dear friend I went to visit is visiting for the holidays! WAHOOO! but I digress…) and there were three awesome food stuffs that I found I loved there.  Tikka masala… Continue reading Pancake Mix Strawberry Muffins

Cooking & Baking

HOT COCOA Banana Muffins

So I was walking around Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh and fighting my usual produce section ADD when I came across a display of sad, bruised bananas.  That were drastically reduced because, well, who wants ugly bananas?  Well, apparently I did.  I gave a home to a bag of them and discovered that there was a… Continue reading HOT COCOA Banana Muffins

Cooking & Baking · Projects · Tutorials

Windowsil Herb Garden

Last year I picked up a cute little set of pots and seeds from Joss & Main that grew pretty well.  It came with Cilantro (my fav summer herb!), basil and thyme.  But of the three, we never had time for thyme, so it basically grew to a crazy mess and then died.  We did… Continue reading Windowsil Herb Garden

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Happy (day after) St Paddy’s Day!

Hope you had a fun weekend and had some time to get into the Green spirit!  Bill & I marked the weekend with Pittsburgh’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. It ranged from all kinds of Irish step dancers (a lifetime goal of mine) to bag pipers and politicians, and even some really bizarre things like groundhogs… Continue reading Happy (day after) St Paddy’s Day!