Taste: My Life Through Food

Taste is an excellent book with excellent recipes, especially Spaghetti with Lentils. . . . → Read More: Taste: My Life Through Food

Memphis and Nashville

This is another buried post I found in my drafts. It was written in November after we had a bit of a vacation.

It has been a long time since The Hubs and I have traveled just for fun. Of course, when we travel to family events, we do have fun, but again, it seems . . . → Read More: Memphis and Nashville

Show Us Your Books, May 2022

I’m still on my Game of Thrones reading kick. I finished #3 and have started #4.

A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’m really not sure I would have picked up and stayed with this series unless I had seen the HBO series (multiple times).

Martin uses . . . → Read More: Show Us Your Books, May 2022

“In My Kitchen” May 2022

Welcome May!

Spring weather has been with us for some time in Oklahoma. Our last freeze was in mid April. I hope as this posts that I have the tomatoes and peppers in the garden, the bananas back in their bed, and all of the potted plants back on the patio. (Hopefully there might be . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” May 2022

Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe (A Belated “In My Kitchen”)

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: Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe (A Belated “In My Kitchen”)

Roasted Pepper Spaghetti (with Spaghetti Squash and Mushrooms)

I’m trying to be more inspired in the kitchen but truth be told we’re eating a lot of frozen (but homemade) food that was stored in the freezer, simply grilling something, or (gasp) eating takeout pizza.

It’s just hard to come up with new ideas that don’t require a lot of brain . . . → Read More: Roasted Pepper Spaghetti (with Spaghetti Squash and Mushrooms)

Tears of the Moon Cocktail for Jungle Cruise and Movies & Munchies

Here’s a magical cocktail to highlight this month’s Movies & Munchies feature film, Jungle Cruise. . . . → Read More: Tears of the Moon Cocktail for Jungle Cruise and Movies & Munchies

Show Us Your Books, April 2022

Here’s what I read in March. The list is a bit shorter than the last two months.

There’s one “cookbook,” one foodie read, an art book, a massive saga and a couple of book club selections.

Healing Spices Handbook by Barbara Brownell Grogan My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I’ve always been very interested in . . . → Read More: Show Us Your Books, April 2022

“In My Kitchen” April 2022

Seedlings are growing, there’s a few new products in the kitchen, and I have a huge curve ball this month! . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” April 2022

Sweet and Spicy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Today’s recipe is inspired from Red Sparrow, the Cook the Books selection for February/March. . . . → Read More: Sweet and Spicy Balsamic Vinaigrette