Musician’s Brittle~de musico~ and My Trip to Andalusia, Spain

Musician's Bars / Patty's Food

  I’m home from our 2 week trip to Spain and while I’m happy to be home there are so many things I enjoyed and remember about our trip.  I know my husband is missing his daily siesta and says that’s why he’s going to bed earlier at night.  I miss the daily adventure of […]

Happy Valentine’s Day Cookies & Chocolate Bark with Red Hots


This past Saturday was my first time to make chocolate bark with red hots, decorated sugar cookies on a stick and to welcome a group of favorite food bloggers in my home for a fun day of sharing food, conversation, baking and bonding.  First off I just have to say how impressed I am with […]

Peppermint Chocolate Truffles and The ‘You Are Special Today’ Plate

Today I have a simple and fun to make holiday style recipe for peppermint chocolate truffles to share with your family, friends or neighbors if you’re really feeling the holiday spirit.  I also would also like to put it out there that the holidays are a good time to remember to feel special about yourself. […]

Lavender, Rosemary and Cinnamon Candied Walnuts

This is such an easy and good recipe.  I made it a couple of years ago and promptly forgot all  about it, until today.  Both the Spanish and French lavender are blooming all over my neighborhood with the English  lavender not far behind.  On a walk this morning I was thinking about simple recipes using […]