Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Magical Mushroom Pâté

I’m hosting this round of Cook the Books. When the other co-hosts and I were trying to choose the next four books last winter, I was at a loss. As I read book reviews and peruse through bookstores, I see lots of books that I want to recommend for Cook the Books. Then, . . . → Read More: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Magical Mushroom Pâté

“In My Kitchen” September 2022

We had some rain (much needed). We’ve had some cooler weather. Will September bring more? We will have to wait and see. In the meantime, step into my August kitchen.

On a recent date night, we visited a quaint pizza place that made their own version of fireball. We noticed that almost everyone coming in . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” September 2022

Cobbler Recipes and Where Wild Peaches Grow

A review of a new novel about family, heritage, traditions and history. The book is set in Natchez, Mississippi and it’s a history we should all learn about. Keep reading for the review and a couple of cobbler recipes from the archives. . . . → Read More: Cobbler Recipes and Where Wild Peaches Grow

Big Night Risotto (or Tomato Herb Risotto)

Movies & Munchies is revisiting a great food film, Big Night—written, directed, and starring Stanley Tucci. . . . → Read More: Big Night Risotto (or Tomato Herb Risotto)

“In My Kitchen” August 2022

Welcome August and “In My Kitchen.” . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” August 2022

Tarragon Deviled Eggs

This is a rare post for Lit Happens Book Club. Carnegie’s Maid inspired some delicious Tarragon Deviled Eggs. . . . → Read More: Tarragon Deviled Eggs

Anthony Bourdain, always and forever

A Cook’s Tour is the current selection for Cook the Books. It was a melancholy read for me but I finally decided to make Banh Mi sandwiches and a Moroccan potato salad. I miss him. Anthony, RIP. . . . → Read More: Anthony Bourdain, always and forever

Elote (Street Corn) and Encanto

The July Movies & Munchies feature film is Encanto. There’s a lot of good Columbian food in the film along with a couple glimpses of elote! . . . → Read More: Elote (Street Corn) and Encanto

“In My Kitchen” July 2022

It’s July. We’ve celebrated the Fourth. It is hot. It is dry. We’re watering a lot. But, let’s see what’s in the kitchen. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” July 2022

Uncorked and Movies & Munchies Round-Up

I wanted to post this round-up prior to July 4th because of the good BBQ (and other recipes) that would be perfect for the holiday table.

Movies & Munchies is a group of film foodies that looks for culinary inspiration on the screen. For June, I hosted Uncorked. (You can read the announcement post . . . → Read More: Uncorked and Movies & Munchies Round-Up