the moon won’t be dared and a recipe in the ashes

Today’s book review (another TLC Book Tour Stopover) is a work of poetry by Anne Leigh Parrish. I paired a recipe literally cooked in the ashes to accompany the theme of fire and destruction on Parrish’s works. . . . → Read More: the moon won’t be dared and a recipe in the ashes

Spicy White Pumpkin Soup for a Friendsgiving

Welcome to the Food ‘n Flix’ November film, Friendsgiving. Heather (the founder of Food ‘n Flix) is hosting this month. It’s good to have her back!

Friendsgiving is not a film I would have sought out. I think the movie poster is a bit misleading.It’s misleading because Wanda Sykes is front and center at the . . . → Read More: Spicy White Pumpkin Soup for a Friendsgiving

Apple-Walnut Bread Pudding

Apples, bread pudding, a bit of brandy, walnuts and warming cinnamon…. What better way to celebrate the flavors of fall? . . . → Read More: Apple-Walnut Bread Pudding

“In My Kitchen” November 2021 (with an Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe)

A few birthday items, some produce, a Buddha Bowl recipe and some pumpkin stuff. That’s my November IMK in a nutshell. (Oh, and a new cookbook!) . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” November 2021 (with an Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe)

Glazed Pumpkin-Chocolate Chunk Cookies

The first pumpkin post of the official Fall season. . . . → Read More: Glazed Pumpkin-Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Roman Pasta and Only You

The October Food ‘n Flix feature is Only You with a VERY young Marissa Tomei and Robert Downey, Jr. Seriously, they look like they’re twelve. 🙂 As part of the film is set in Rome, I found an “authentic” pasta to prepare. . . . → Read More: Roman Pasta and Only You

Focaccia with Roasted Grapes, Walnuts, Rosemary and Honey

The Great British Bake Off inspired me to create a new recipe. Weird combination but it works. . . . → Read More: Focaccia with Roasted Grapes, Walnuts, Rosemary and Honey

What’s Good? This maple-whiskey cocktail and Peter Hoffman’s Book #LitHappens

I was please to get an advanced copy of Peter Hoffman’s memoir, What’s Good? A Memoir in Fourteen Ingredients. Here’s my review along with Hoffman’s Back Forty cocktail. . . . → Read More: What’s Good? This maple-whiskey cocktail and Peter Hoffman’s Book #LitHappens

October 2021 “In My Kitchen”

No new gadgetry in the kitchen this month, but there’s some new recipes and some pumpkin products to celebrate the season. I also think I might be becoming a vegetarian…. . . . → Read More: October 2021 “In My Kitchen”

Divine Lola and Churro Biscotti

A fascinating biography about a eccentric but strong woman. Divine Lola needs to be in your library if you like reading about strong women. I paired a spicy vegan churro-flavored biscotti to go along with the fiery and spicy Lola. . . . → Read More: Divine Lola and Churro Biscotti