Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Magical Mushroom Pâté

I’m hosting this round of Cook the Books. When the other co-hosts and I were trying to choose the next four books last winter, I was at a loss. As I read book reviews and peruse through bookstores, I see lots of books that I want to recommend for Cook the Books. Then, . . . → Read More: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Magical Mushroom Pâté

A travel guide review—Camino de Santiago: Sacred Sites, Historic Villages, Local Food & Wine

The TLC Book Tour had me really touring for this review stop…all the way from France to Spain along the Camino de Santiago.

About the book: CAMINO DE SANTIAGO: SACRED SITES, HISTORIC VILLAGES, LOCAL FOOD & WINE (TRAVEL GUIDE)

Publisher: Moon Travel; 2nd edition (May 24, 2022)

Paperback: 568 Pages

Over 1,200 years old, 500 . . . → Read More: A travel guide review—Camino de Santiago: Sacred Sites, Historic Villages, Local Food & Wine

“In My Kitchen” September 2022

We had some rain (much needed). We’ve had some cooler weather. Will September bring more? We will have to wait and see. In the meantime, step into my August kitchen.

On a recent date night, we visited a quaint pizza place that made their own version of fireball. We noticed that almost everyone coming in . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” September 2022

Cobbler Recipes and Where Wild Peaches Grow

A review of a new novel about family, heritage, traditions and history. The book is set in Natchez, Mississippi and it’s a history we should all learn about. Keep reading for the review and a couple of cobbler recipes from the archives. . . . → Read More: Cobbler Recipes and Where Wild Peaches Grow

Big Night Risotto (or Tomato Herb Risotto)

Movies & Munchies is revisiting a great food film, Big Night—written, directed, and starring Stanley Tucci. . . . → Read More: Big Night Risotto (or Tomato Herb Risotto)

Roasting Pan Suppers, a cookbook review

This is an unsolicited book review. I bought this book for a gift just because I knew the recipient liked cookbooks and liked quick and easy dinners. I also love cookbooks and quick and easy meals so I read the book before I gifted it.

About the Book:

Over 70 delicious and hassle-free meals that . . . → Read More: Roasting Pan Suppers, a cookbook review

Mexican Street Dog Cocktail

The title of this cocktail has a few different stories behind it: a dog, an artist, a bottle of tequila and a riff on a favorite cocktail. . . . → Read More: Mexican Street Dog Cocktail

“In My Kitchen” August 2022

Welcome August and “In My Kitchen.” . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” August 2022

Summer Salad, Version II

Here’s a recipe for “Corn, Nectarine, Cucumber, Tomato, Radish, Beet, Feta and Arugula Salad with Habanero Vinaigrette” or simply Summer Salad, Version II. . . . → Read More: Summer Salad, Version II

Washington, D.C….what we ate.

Business trip to a conference in D.C….but we managed to find some interesting places to eat. . . . → Read More: Washington, D.C….what we ate.