Monday, December 05, 2011


I’m playing catch-up here and backdating some posts because Eammon, Maisie and I just returned from our annual Aruba trip.  We spent two weeks relaxing, basking in the sun, playing in the sand and surf, eating great food, enjoying tropical cocktails, spending time with my parents and hanging with friends.  Untitled 0 00 08-02eMy 5PM happy hour view of the world.  More pictures and posts to come now that I’m back to real life again.

I had a few cooking challenge posts scheduled which posted over on Cook Lisa Cook while I was away but I got so pressed for time before we left that I didn’t schedule posts here on Moments with Maisie so to those of you who emailed, concerned that something may have been wrong because of my lack of posts, thank you for your concern. 

The morning that we left Atlanta for Aruba was the day of my Secret Recipe Club reveal over on Cook Lisa Cook and I posted a fabulous recipe for Texas Chicken with Lime Butter.  I will be making this chicken time and time again as it was fabulous.  Just click on the picture to be taken to the recipe.


Other recent recipes posted on Cook Lisa Cook include: Mango Lassi, Stir-Fried Asparagus with Water Chestnuts, Ginger & Cashews, Curried Roast Chicken Pieces with Spicy Sweet Potato & Carrots, Grilled Corn & Bacon Pudding, Oriental Chicken Salad, Potato Salad with Bacon, Coffee Crusted Steak, Home Style Chicken Curry, Watermelon FrostyMango Gazpacho, Toll House Double Stuff Oreo Brownies, Long Beans with Walnuts, Blacksmith Pizza, Rhubarb Crisp, Laksa, Math Book No Bake Cookies, Aloo Gobi, Mint Lassi, Red Curry Chicken, Lamb Curry, Grilled Corn, Avocado & Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Dressing, Baked Egg Cups Two Ways, Thai Peanut Salad, Holy Guacamole, Cantaloupe Agua Fresca, Wallaby Darned, Piggy-Out Cookies, Wicked Good New England Lobster Roll, Long Beans with Garlic, Super Simple Summer Shrimp Salsa Salad, Grandma’s Teriyaki Steak, Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho, Red Chinese Long Beans with Peppers & Red Curry, 24-Layer Crêpe Cake Fig & Watermelon Salad, Grilled Chèvre & Fig Panini, Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad, Grilled Prawns, Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon, Kicked Up Piggy-Out Cookies, Pesto Pita Pizza, Cilantro Lime Chicken, Nutella Crêpes, Mango, Lime & Chile Spiced Ice Box Pie, Roast Beef & Garlic Herb Cheese Sandwich, Layered Crespelle with Bolognese, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil, Jamaican Jerk Meat Pies, Nutella No Bake Cookies, Velvety Mac & Cheese, Welsh Cakes, Tom Yam Ghoong (Spicy Shrimp Soup), Lime Jewels, Southwest Pasta Salad, Walnut Roca Squares, Uncle Bubba’s Shrimp & Grits, Chocolate Chip Gingersnaps, Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies, Copycat “KFC” Coleslaw, Happy 6th Birthday Maisie Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Caramel Stuffed Apple Cider Cookies, Thin Mint Irish Coffee, Caramel Apples, “Rotisserie” Chicken, Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich, Mummy Hotdogs, Mango Upside Down Cake, Pork Belly Soup with Collard Greens, Aloo Tikki, Pink Strawberry Cake Balls, Praline Pumpkin Cheesecake, Apple Dumplings, Rum Cured Salmon, Apple, Cranberry & Rhubarb Crisp, Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic Sour Cream  and Crunchy Oat, Almond, Cashew & Pebbles Granola Bars.



  1. Yay, you are back! Can't wait to read your updates. (We've been suffering from the plague while you were away. Oy.)

  2. Welcome back!! Glad to hear you had a wonderful trip!

    You were missed!!

  3. Anonymous12:27 AM

    What a perfect way to take a bloggy break, wish I had done the same.



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