Top Ten Tuesday: Books I loved but never reviewed…

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday (hosted at Artsy Reader Girl) was a hard one for me.  (I have said that about a few other TTT topics but once I got started on a list, I almost couldn’t stop.)   For “Books I Loved But Never Reviewed,” I had to dig deep.   

I am having to . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Books I loved but never reviewed…

Grilled Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Veggies

Every so often, The Hubs will put out a special request, do all the shopping and pitch in with the cooking.   Most of these requests involve grilling.

The most recent suggestion for dinner was a Banh Mi sandwich, but as mentioned above, he wanted to grill it.  I did some research and we came up . . . → Read More: Grilled Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Veggies

“In My Kitchen” August 2020

Let’s see, what’s new? A couple of cookbooks (surprise!), some new recipes, vinegars, and garden produce. Read on for what’s “In My Kitchen” for August. (Oh, and smoked Cheez-Its!!!!!) . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” August 2020

TTT: Books with Colors in the Title

It’s Tuesday.  Time for another Top Ten.

Instead of doing a Google search for “Books with Colors in the Title” (this week’s Top Ten Tuesday challenge), I decided to mosey through my book shelves and see what colorful tomes I could find.

Quite a Year for Plums (Bailey White).  Plum is a color, no?   Hilarious but sentimental . . . → Read More: TTT: Books with Colors in the Title

Food ‘n Flix for July: Coyote Ugly and a Spicy Mule

This month’s Food ‘n Flix feature film is Coyote Ugly. Obviously, a beverage was called for. Enter the spicy mule. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix for July: Coyote Ugly and a Spicy Mule

Top Ten Tuesdays: Foodie Reads

Here’s ten more books to add to your reading list this summer, especially if you’re a foodie. . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesdays: Foodie Reads

Zucchini-Apple Ginger Cake for The Lost Girls of Devon TLC Book Tour

Welcome to the TLC Book Tour for The Lost Girls of Devon by Barbara O’Neal. It’s set in the UK so it was a perfect time to whip up a cake for tea. . . . → Read More: Zucchini-Apple Ginger Cake for The Lost Girls of Devon TLC Book Tour

Chili-Infused Brownies with Mango-Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Welcome to the latest round of Cook the Books.  CTB is a virtual book club open to anyone that has a passion for books and food.   Every two months, we all collectively read, become inspired and get into the kitchen.  For more details on joining our merry band of epicurean readers, click here.

Claudia from . . . → Read More: Chili-Infused Brownies with Mango-Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Top Ten Tuesdays: Book Events/Festivals I’d Love to Go to Someday

So far, I’m batting a thousand and this is my third week to regularly participating on Top Ten Tuesdays. Today’s topic was a challenge for me to come up with but keep reading to see what events/festivals and bookish travel I would like to experience (real and imagined). . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesdays: Book Events/Festivals I’d Love to Go to Someday

“Lettuce Wrap” Zucchini Boats

It’s been a few years since I have successfully grown zucchini.  You might ask how is that possible.  Zucchini grows profusely for everyone.  People sneak it onto neighbors’ porches just to get rid of it.

It’s not easy growing for me and the squash bugs.   I even went to a vegetable gardening . . . → Read More: “Lettuce Wrap” Zucchini Boats