June 2020 “In My Kitchen”

Yes, things are opening up a bit here but I’m still self-isolating in the home office. That means there’s been lots of interesting food In My Kitchen this month. Come on in and check it out. . . . → Read More: June 2020 “In My Kitchen”

Midnight in Paris Round-Up

Welcome to the Food ‘n Flix round-up for Midnight in Paris.  I took the opportunity of being safer at home and re-watched the movie a couple of times.  (I have totally lost track as to how many times I have seen Midnight in Paris!)

Many of you posted that, like me, you’re not a huge Woody Allen . . . → Read More: Midnight in Paris Round-Up

Midnight in Paris and a Golden Age Cocktail

It’s the end of May and I’m hosting Midnight in Paris for Food ‘n Flix.  You can read the announcement post here.  

So, it stands to reason that I am probably the last person to post.  (That being said, the deadline is actually tomorrow, May 31.)

Let me get this out there first off:   I am . . . → Read More: Midnight in Paris and a Golden Age Cocktail

#TheJaneAustenSocietyParty, a new novel, and Miss Bate’s Baked Apples

The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner is one of the best books I’ve reviewed in a while. Join me and other bloggers as we celebrate #TheJaneAustenSocietyParty. . . . → Read More: #TheJaneAustenSocietyParty, a new novel, and Miss Bate’s Baked Apples

Roasted Broccoli Brown Rice Bowls and Hippie Food

Brown rice, tofu, whole wheat bread, organic vegetables, Whole Foods….these are all wonders brought to you by the counter-culture. Join me for a review of Hippie Food: How Back-to-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat. . . . → Read More: Roasted Broccoli Brown Rice Bowls and Hippie Food

Black Beans with Garlic and Chipotle on a TLC Book Tour for Resurrecting Rain

Resurrecting Rain by Patricia Averbach is partially set in Santa Fe. This novel gave me a great excuse to pull out my Santa Fe School of Cooking Cookbook and find an authentic recipe that could have been served up in the novel. . . . → Read More: Black Beans with Garlic and Chipotle on a TLC Book Tour for Resurrecting Rain

Maple-Banana Muffins and The Ingredients of You and Me for TLC

Nina Bocci’s latest novel includes some heirloom recipes for Cucidati (Italian Fig Cookies), Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake), Hummingbird Cake, Italian Wedding Cookies (anise cookies), and Ciambelone (Italian tea cakes). Please join me for my TLC review. . . . → Read More: Maple-Banana Muffins and The Ingredients of You and Me for TLC

Live-Longer Granola

I recently reviewed The Blue Zones Kitchen and have really been using this cookbook since.   It’s been hard lately cooking from a cookbook because I am not running to the store for needed ingredients.  If we don’t have it, we make something else (or totally revamp the original recipe).

Having recently eaten the last of the granola . . . → Read More: Live-Longer Granola

May 2020 “In My Kitchen”

I do so hope that this “In My Kitchen” for May 2020 is finding you all safe and well! Social distancing has been going on in the home office since March 16.  (That’s also forty-seven days of no make-up which I am not complaining about.)

As our state starts to open things back up, I . . . → Read More: May 2020 “In My Kitchen”

Midnight in Paris: Food ‘n Flix Announcement

Welcome to May’s Food ‘n Flix round and one of my favorite movies: Midnight in Paris. I am not a huge Woody Allen fan, but I do love this film. You might find more famous dead people in this film than food, but I know you will be able to find some foodie inspiration. . . . → Read More: Midnight in Paris: Food ‘n Flix Announcement