Happy New Year! Rhubarb and Honey’s Top Ten Posts of 2011

The last few hours of 2011 are upon us, and I’m guessing that you, like me, are gearing up for both your New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day festivities. The Chef and I are heading to one of our favorite St. Louis restaurants, Truffles, for an intimate dinner tonight, then we’ll be ringing in {read more}

Happy Holidays from Rhubarb and Honey

“All right, you guys, just permit me one sentimental moment here, will you? I have something to say. Christmas. It’s not the giving, it’s not the getting, it’s the loving. There, I said it. Now get outta here.” ~ Garfield, The Cat Just a quick note to say Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous {read more}

Baked Artichoke and Cannellini Bean Dip

Artichoke and Cannellini Bean Dip

Here we go again … it’s Secret Recipe Club time! Faithful readers of Rhubarb and Honey know that I’ve been participating in The Secret Recipe Club for awhile now. The idea of The Secret Recipe Club is similar to other blog exchanges in that each participating blogger is assigned another participating blog to make a {read more}

Cranberry Orange Pecan Cookies

Orange Cranberry Pecan Cookies

Dozens and dozens (and dozens!) of cookies have been baked in the Rhubarb and Honey kitchen lately. Why so many cookies you ask? Well, it is cookie exchange season … and I’m happy to be able to finally share my first cookie exchange cookie recipe with you. A few weeks ago, the Interwebs were buzzing {read more}

Neiman Marcus Dip

Neiman Marcus Dip

My mother-in-law recently celebrated her 60th birthday, and “the kids” all got together to throw a party for her. While brainstorming recipes, my sister-in-law threw out “Neiman Marcus Dip” as a suggestion, and I immediately remembered my long-forgotten love for this recipe. A delightful combination of almonds, bacon, cheddar cheese, green onion, and mayo, Neiman {read more}

A Taste of Stone Soup Cottage and A Cookbook Giveaway


I’ve never actually dined at Stone Soup Cottage, but I’ve had the good fortune to taste Chef Carl McConnell’s food on two separate occasions … and that was enough to know exactly why his award-winning restaurant is booked for months in advance. Stone Soup Cottage, voted “Restaurant of the Year” in 2010 by St. Louis {read more}