Family Stone, a holiday movie for Food ‘n Flix

Announcement post: I’m hosting Family Stone for the December Food ‘n Flix feature film. Please join in for this family holiday dramedy. . . . → Read More: Family Stone, a holiday movie for Food ‘n Flix

Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

I about screwed up. I was thinking I had until the end of December for this round of Cook the Books. Claudia from Honey from Rock is hosting Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown. You can read her announcement post here.

The book has been on my bedside table for a couple of months. I . . . → Read More: Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

the moon won’t be dared and a recipe in the ashes

Today’s book review (another TLC Book Tour Stopover) is a work of poetry by Anne Leigh Parrish. I paired a recipe literally cooked in the ashes to accompany the theme of fire and destruction on Parrish’s works. . . . → Read More: the moon won’t be dared and a recipe in the ashes

Spicy White Pumpkin Soup for a Friendsgiving

Welcome to the Food ‘n Flix’ November film, Friendsgiving. Heather (the founder of Food ‘n Flix) is hosting this month. It’s good to have her back!

Friendsgiving is not a film I would have sought out. I think the movie poster is a bit misleading.It’s misleading because Wanda Sykes is front and center at the . . . → Read More: Spicy White Pumpkin Soup for a Friendsgiving

“In My Kitchen” November 2021 (with an Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe)

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: “In My Kitchen” November 2021 (with an Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe)

Roman Pasta and Only You

The October Food ‘n Flix feature is Only You with a VERY young Marissa Tomei and Robert Downey, Jr. Seriously, they look like they’re twelve. 🙂 As part of the film is set in Rome, I found an “authentic” pasta to prepare. . . . → Read More: Roman Pasta and Only You

What’s Good? This maple-whiskey cocktail and Peter Hoffman’s Book #LitHappens

I was please to get an advanced copy of Peter Hoffman’s memoir, What’s Good? A Memoir in Fourteen Ingredients. Here’s my review along with Hoffman’s Back Forty cocktail. . . . → Read More: What’s Good? This maple-whiskey cocktail and Peter Hoffman’s Book #LitHappens

October 2021 “In My Kitchen”

No new gadgetry in the kitchen this month, but there’s some new recipes and some pumpkin products to celebrate the season. I also think I might be becoming a vegetarian…. . . . → Read More: October 2021 “In My Kitchen”

Divine Lola and Churro Biscotti

A fascinating biography about a eccentric but strong woman. Divine Lola needs to be in your library if you like reading about strong women. I paired a spicy vegan churro-flavored biscotti to go along with the fiery and spicy Lola. . . . → Read More: Divine Lola and Churro Biscotti

Zucchini Frittata from The Blackbird Café

Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is the current selection for Cook the Books. There’s a lot of delicious food (and pie) in the novel. I would like to make it all but settled on this frittata to celebrate the book. . . . → Read More: Zucchini Frittata from The Blackbird CafĂ©