Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake (sort of)

2014-04-20 18.10.48

A biscuit recipe, honey-balsamic strawberries, strawberries in the garden and a new foodie read…….. . . . → Read More: Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake (sort of)

Texas (or Oklahoma) Ovenbaked Beans

2013-09-29 10.36.02

This round for Cook the Books Club features The Baker’s Daughter by Sarah McCoy. This recipe was inspired by the novel. . . . → Read More: Texas (or Oklahoma) Ovenbaked Beans

Whole Wheat Pasta with Garlic Two Ways

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Pasta inspired by “The Shape of Water,” a novel of murder and intrigue and this round’s Cook the Books pick. . . . → Read More: Whole Wheat Pasta with Garlic Two Ways

Cook the Books and Food ‘n Flix Post: Food from the Hunger Games

2013-01-03 09.20.13

I’m taking another break from my OCD Recipes Revisited to participate in another two of my manias:

and

Would you believe it?    These two great online foodie clubs are pairing together this month.    CTB club members are reading the novel and FnF members are watching the film . . . → Read More: Cook the Books and Food ‘n Flix Post: Food from the Hunger Games

Chocolate Chip Cookies and “Heartburn”

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What kind of post title is this?   I hope it is a somewhat humorous one although I cannot hold a candle to the dark, sarcastic, snarky humor in Heartburn by the late Nora Ephron.   I loved it!

Heartburn by Ephron is the current selection for Cook the Books, a club of food bloggers and . . . → Read More: Chocolate Chip Cookies and “Heartburn”

Cook the Books: Eating alone…

Only my mom can grow these perfect tomatoes!

Laurie Colwin (along with a visit from mom and homegrown tomatoes) prompts some reminiscing about eating alone. . . . → Read More: Cook the Books: Eating alone…

CTB Post for “Harlot’s Sauce”: Greek Pizza, Anyone?

My new fave!

This “Memoir of Food, Family, Love, Loss and Greece” is the current pick for foodie inspiration from Cook the Books Club. Check out my Greek inspired pizza. OPA! . . . → Read More: CTB Post for “Harlot’s Sauce”: Greek Pizza, Anyone?

American Cookery—early foodie reads in America

October 1936

The “Gourmet” magazine of the early 20th Century. . . . → Read More: American Cookery—early foodie reads in America

CTB post for Molly Wizenberg’s A Homeade Life (or I thought making marshmallows would be easy!)

I topped this with some slow roasted tomatoes.

I made Molly’s “Zucchini Noodles with Pesto” for Cook the Books Club. . . . → Read More: CTB post for Molly Wizenberg’s A Homeade Life (or I thought making marshmallows would be easy!)

New Foodie Read

Lucky Peach

I am in love with this new publication. . . . → Read More: New Foodie Read

Eats from the past

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