Autumn Cake Bites | Thistle Key Lane

Autumn Cake Bites

It’s time to get back in the kitchen and think about fall baking. I can’t allow what little culinary skills I have to waste away, so I’ve prepared some fall treats and a yummy recipe to share. I know your family will love this recipe for Autumn Cake Bites!

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A Gallery Wall With Room To Grow And A Review

Gallery walls are like thumb prints.  Everyone has their own unique style or taste and no two are just alike. Designing a gallery wall may seem intimidating, but if you’re creating one from the things you love, then there’s no right or wrong.

The gallery wall in my studio started small with two photo ledges I purchased from Pottery Barn, a wood sign quote, prints and odds and ends.

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Earl Grey Shortbread Cookie Recipe

Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

When I’m craving tea and cookies you’ll know about it right here. This weekend I was craving shortbread and decided to use Ina Garten’s shortbread cookie recipe. This is the same recipe I used in the post, Lavender Shortbread Cookies, except this time I baked Earl Grey shortbread. Yum!  The aroma of Earl Grey tea and shortbread is amazing. My whole house smells good enough to eat. Continue reading

Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

Last year I started a series called, “For The Herb Of It”, with two delicious herb cookie recipes. Today, I have a savory herb recipe for chimichurri sauce to add to the series.

My obsession with chimichurri sauce started month or so ago. The husband and I had dinner at one of our favorite restaurants, where I had a grilled salmon salad with chimichurri sauce. Ever since then, I’ve been trying different combinations of herbs, onions and vinegar flavors, but now I think I’ve got it. Continue reading

Almond Icebox Cookie Recipe | Thistle Key Lane

Almond Icebox Cookies

I have a love-hate relationship with cookies. Yesterday, I made cookies using my mom’s old almond icebox cookie recipe. They were so delicious hot out of oven, and before I knew it, six had disappeared. I really love them but hate that I can’t stop after eating one. Continue reading

Salad Inspiration With Vegetables

Salad Inspiration With Vegetables

I must admit, I’m not very consistent when it comes to cooking and eating vegetables.  If you’re like me, then maybe all you need is a bit of inspiration. I created three easy vegetable salad combinations, that you can make too. My enthusiasm for fresh vegetables was stirred from an eclectic mix of restaurants I discovered during a weekend get-a-way. Continue reading