Blog: The Place to Dish with Fellow Foodies

Wherever I go, I sample the local cuisine, taste the regional wine and cocktails, and prowl for the best culinary products. Back at home, I experiment with my own food and beverage concoctions. Sometimes I travel with specific ingredients and tools so I can cook special dishes for family and friends. And nothing gets my creative juices flowing like holidays and entertaining. Sound familiar? If so, maybe my favorite discoveries, realizations, and recipes will inspire your own adventures, and you’ll want to share them here.

Stranded Foodie Sourdough Stuffing with Sausage, Apples, and Pecans Recipe


I love a good stuffing that’s filled with lots of earthy flavor goodies, don’t you? This is an easy recipe to accompany your Thanksgiving turkey, or chicken, or pork roast, that’s delectable for any time of the year. Sometimes I just make stuffing for dinner when I’m craving it! [Read more…]

Pumpkin Scone Recipe from Stranded Foodie


Are you crazy about pumpkin goodies, and love a good moist scone? I sure do!  I made these delectable pumpkin scones over the weekend for our house guests. They were such a big hit, that I wanted to share the recipe with you.

These pumpkin scones remind me of the ones I used to find at Starbucks, very tender and moist with tons of pumpkin flavor. I love that because I’m [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Bran Muffins with Meyer Lemon Glaze


My mom used to make these delectable bran muffins lightly glazed with a flavorful lemon icing. I haven’t had them in years, and because it’s Meyer lemon season, I thought I would make up a batch using the lemons I already have on hand. They are so [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Muffins with White Chocolate Chips


I’m so glad it’s fall and I’m dreaming of all the things I love baked with pumpkin. Why there’s pumpkin donuts, pumpkin bread, pumpkin cake, and I especially like a good pumpkin muffin. Add some warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves, and I’ll have the perfect delectable breakfast goodie to enjoy [Read more…]

Hungarian Walnut Roll Recipe from Stranded Foodie


Known as “Mum” by her family, my wonderful mother-in-law was one of the best home bakers I have ever met. No kidding! With her Hungarian heritage came dozens of family recipes that she gladly passed down to all of us lucky family [Read more…]

Blueberry Cinnamon Crunch Top Muffin Recipe from Stranded Foodie


My mother-in–law used to make the best blueberry muffins with a crunchy cinnamon sugar topping that went so well with the light and fluffy interior. They are one of my [Read more…]

Irish Soda Bread Recipe from Stranded Foodie


With Saint Patrick’s Day coming up, I thought I’d make up a splendid loaf of Irish soda bread. Though it wasn’t invented in Ireland, this bread has been an Irish staple since baking soda was first introduced to the country in the [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Jalapeño and Cheese Cornbread


I’m making many different soups this month and cornbread is the perfect accompaniment to tag along. But I want lots of flavor goodies in my cornbread so why not spice it up a bit with some jalapeño? And, for the rest of the details… I’ll add some corn kernels [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Moist Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins


It’s fall and it’s time for pumpkin goodness! One of my favorite foodie things. Plus, I just love that deep orange color of pumpkin. If you’re not in the fall spirit yet, baking up a batch of these muffins will fill your house with a heavenly aroma of [Read more…]

Wild Flour Bread ~ A Stranded Foodie Favorite


During a gorgeous drive over to the Sonoma Coast with friends, when we came across this fantastic gem of a bakery located in the charming town of Freestone. This place was quite a find! Known as Wild Flour Bread, this bakery features a large brick oven where several varieties of baked sourdough breads, scones, and biscotti are [Read more…]