“In My Kitchen” November 2023

I forgot to post last month! Most of our work recently has been picking produce from the garden before it froze! . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” November 2023

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.


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

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.

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

Please vote for me!

I’m a finalist in a Taste of Home recipe contest. Please read on and VOTE for my ,Maple-Chai Pumpkin Muffins. . . . → Read More: Please vote for me!

End of the Rainbow

I’ve mentioned a few times that we recently spent a week at the lake for a family reunion.

It was wonderful and there was really no drama to share. 🙂

I did want to share these two photos. We were fortunate to have really mild weather and a few rain showers while we were . . . → Read More: End of the Rainbow

Spicy Beef Sambel

Here’s the latest results from a virtual cooking class with Chef Elizabeth from Haochi US (on a virtual Yelp event). This spicy beef dish is too good not to share (and so easy)! . . . → Read More: Spicy Beef Sambel

I am a cookbook-aholic.

Announcing a new direction: Cookbook of the Week. Follow my new themed posting vow—to highlight all the cookbooks in my vast (and growing) library. . . . → Read More: I am a cookbook-aholic.

What’s Cooking? A Keto Friendly Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Food ‘n Flix and What’s Cooking?. Here’s a healthy Thanksgiving menu option which includes turkey, cranberries, “stuffing,” veggies and pumpkin pie. Enjoy! . . . → Read More: What’s Cooking? A Keto Friendly Thanksgiving

Washington, D.C.

Over Labor Day weekend, we traveled to our Nation’s capitol. This was my fourth trip and The Hubs’ first. One of my greatest trips ever was when I was twenty-three and accompanied mom to D.C. where she had a conference. I was left to my own devices and wandered all the art museums and galleries . . . → Read More: Washington, D.C.