Holiday Gift Guide – Boys Boys Boys

My husband is a big old Scrooge when it comes to holidays — birthdays, Christmas, you name it, he thinks it is ridiculous. For those of you with gentlemen in your life who are more spirited about the season, here are some fun options for them. Read More Holiday Gift Guide – Boys Boys Boys

Learn to Knit Like A Boss: The Basics

When I floated the idea of writing about knitting to some Facebook friends, someone suggested I call it “Stitch n Bitch n Drink n Curse.” I’m not using the title, but the sentiment is pretty accurate. Just so you know what you’re getting into.

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Morbid Curiosity: Cold Balls 3 – The Mystery of the Burning Bush

For my third installment of my Cold Balls series (part 1 can be found here and part 2 can be found here), I’ve chosen a recipe for something called Burning Bush. That’s right: it’s a recipe with a sort-of-dirty name within a chapter with a sort-of-dirty name! And it’s being eaten by a person who will try to make double-entendres out of just about anything. What could possibly go wrong? Read More Morbid Curiosity: Cold Balls 3 – The Mystery of the Burning Bush

Morbid Curiosity: Cold Balls 2 – A View to a Chill

Holy Balls, you guys! Who knew balls were so popular around here? Due to the overwhelming demand from Persephone readers for more balls, I’ve taken two more recipes from the Cold Balls section of my Mary Margaret McBride Encyclopedia of Cooking to present to you. But this is serious business, Persephoneers. No laughing! I’m doing this for high-minded research purposes… let it not be said that I am playing with balls. Read More Morbid Curiosity: Cold Balls 2 – A View to a Chill

Morbid Curiosity: Cold Balls

In one of my cookbooks there is a whole section of recipes for “cold balls.” And, because I am secretly twelve years old, I snicker to myself every time I pass that chapter. But the more I flipped past that chapter, the more it taunted me. Why hadn’t I tried these recipes yet? Was I afraid? Did I dare? Did I have The Balls? Read More Morbid Curiosity: Cold Balls