• February 6
    Chocolate Cherry Almond Scones
    Two years ago, when Bourbon and Brown Sugar was a bouncing baby blog, I posted a somewhat long rambling post about a visit to Naples Florida, and way down at the bottom, I threw in a recipe for my...
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  • February 2
    Coconut Snack Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
    Oh my word... this amazing coconut snack cake.  A breezy little gift from the tropics in our snowy corner of the world. Let me tell you how it came to grace our table this weekend... Have you ever picked out the...
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  • January 28
    Chewy Apricot Ginger Cookies
    You might have noticed I'm a little ginger-obsessed. Last Christmas, I offered you Bacon Fat Gingersnaps with a hint of Bourbon.  No less than three ginger-spiked cakes have graced these pages over the past two years: Ginger Sticky Toffee Pudding, Pumpkin, Bourbon and...
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  • January 26
    Spiced Sour Cream Donuts with Maple Glaze
    And on the fifth day of being snowed in, I bring you donuts. Really, what could be better with your cup of coffee than these lightly spiced cake donuts covered in a maple glaze? I can't think of a thing. M and...
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  • January 25
    Apple Cider Old-Fashioneds
    My Manion Grandparents - John and Marcella Mary - treasured their cocktail hour. As children, we visited them in Florida a few times a year.  Our days were spent slathered in Coppertone, playing "Marco Polo" in the pool, building elaborate...
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  • January 24
    Pulled Barbecue Pork Nachos with Roasted Veggies and Cheese Sauce
    These nachos. Forget the sad, gloopy creation you might come across in a local sports bar.  If you're looking for an awesome appetizer to munch on while settling in to watch football this afternoon (snowed in or not), this is...
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  • January 24
    MB's Spicy Coffee Rub
    Perhaps because I have yet to set foot out of the house, where the snow is hip-deep, I am loving this #Snowmaggedon2016,   Yesterday was filled with baking and reading and movies and Scrabble and Monopoly.  And a few...
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  • January 24
    Provoleta with Merguez Sausage
    We've been snowed in ALL DAY LONG.  We couldn't have left the house if we tried... Not that we had any interest in trying.  The snow is drifted to well over three feet outside... and the wind just stopped...
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