The Doctor of Aleppo and Eggplant and Tomato Stew with Pomegranate Molasses

The Doctor of Aleppo is a new offering by Dan Mayland and the current stop on the TLC Book Tour. This is a beautifully written tale of the Syrian civil war and those who found themselves in the middle of it, by birth and by circumstance. The novel inspired me to make this beautiful vegetarian stew. . . . → Read More: The Doctor of Aleppo and Eggplant and Tomato Stew with Pomegranate Molasses

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I loved but never reviewed…

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday (hosted at Artsy Reader Girl) was a hard one for me.  (I have said that about a few other TTT topics but once I got started on a list, I almost couldn’t stop.)   For “Books I Loved But Never Reviewed,” I had to dig deep.   

I am having to . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Books I loved but never reviewed…

TTT: Books with Colors in the Title

It’s Tuesday.  Time for another Top Ten.

Instead of doing a Google search for “Books with Colors in the Title” (this week’s Top Ten Tuesday challenge), I decided to mosey through my book shelves and see what colorful tomes I could find.

Quite a Year for Plums (Bailey White).  Plum is a color, no?   Hilarious but sentimental . . . → Read More: TTT: Books with Colors in the Title

Top Ten Tuesdays: Foodie Reads

Here’s ten more books to add to your reading list this summer, especially if you’re a foodie. . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesdays: Foodie Reads

Zucchini-Apple Ginger Cake for The Lost Girls of Devon TLC Book Tour

Welcome to the TLC Book Tour for The Lost Girls of Devon by Barbara O’Neal. It’s set in the UK so it was a perfect time to whip up a cake for tea. . . . → Read More: Zucchini-Apple Ginger Cake for The Lost Girls of Devon TLC Book Tour

Chili-Infused Brownies with Mango-Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Welcome to the latest round of Cook the Books.  CTB is a virtual book club open to anyone that has a passion for books and food.   Every two months, we all collectively read, become inspired and get into the kitchen.  For more details on joining our merry band of epicurean readers, click here.

Claudia from . . . → Read More: Chili-Infused Brownies with Mango-Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Top Ten Tuesday “Authors That Make Us Smile”

I don’t know how dedicated I will be at posting on Top Ten Tuesdays, but I am giving it a shot the past two weeks.  Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.  Each week a theme is presented and this week it is authors that make us smile.   (We all need something to . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday “Authors That Make Us Smile”

Top Ten Tuesdays: Authors I’ve Read Most

I am sure I am not alone in the fact that I have been reading more than ever recently (since March 16 and my job-imposed work at home order and the state’s safer at home order).   There’s only so much TV that’s binge-worthy so reading is the better option.  I am still working from home . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesdays: Authors I’ve Read Most

#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