Pineapple Confit Infused Rum for Burnt (Food ‘n Flix)

Here’s a rum infusion that would make great holiday gifts plus some great cocktails….All of this was inspired by Burnt, this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature. . . . → Read More: Pineapple Confit Infused Rum for Burnt (Food ‘n Flix)

Beetlejuice Cocktail

Here’s a delicious cocktail to accompany this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature: Beetlejuice. . . . → Read More: Beetlejuice Cocktail

Food ‘n Flix Round-Up: Frida

Frida inspired orange shortbread, Tequila Steaks, Stuffed Squash with Rose Petals, Oaxaca Style Pork, a fruit tart, enchiladas, green rice, black beans, Jamaica flower water, Mexican candied pumpkin, chicken and peppers, Chiles en Nogado, fruity slaw, shrimp tacos, and Bean, Radish and Cheese Salad. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix Round-Up: Frida

A Mexican Feast to Celebrate Frida for Food ‘n Flix

Enchiladas Tapatias, green rice, seasoned black beans, guacamole, and Jamaica Flower Water. . . . → Read More: A Mexican Feast to Celebrate Frida for Food ‘n Flix

Italian Sausage-Zucchini Soup for #SoupSwapParty

I am sharing a recipe for “Italian Sausage-Zucchini Soup” as I join bloggers from across the country in BookClubCookbook.com’s Soup Swap, to celebrate the launch of Soup Swap: Comforting Recipes to Make and Share (Chronicle, 9/16) by Kathy Gunst, Resident Chef for NPR’s “Here and Now.” . . . → Read More: Italian Sausage-Zucchini Soup for #SoupSwapParty

A Mexican Breakfast to celebrate The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo for Cook the Books

Join me in the first of two Frida events. Up today is my recipe for Huevos Rancheros with Chorizo to celebrate The Scecret Book of Frida Kahlo. . . . → Read More: A Mexican Breakfast to celebrate The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo for Cook the Books

Food ‘n Flix Announcement for September: Frida

I am happy to announce the September Food ‘n Flix feature film:  Frida.

 

You may (or may not)  know that September not only marks Mexican Independence Day (Spetember 16), but it also marks a collaborative event with Cook the Books.   Last month, I announced that I was hosting the August/September round for CtB with . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix Announcement for September: Frida

Vampire Blood Cocktail

Why am I posting a Halloween-like cocktail at the end of August? Because I like to plan ahead….Also, it is time for Food ‘n Flix and the August feature is Hotel Transylvania 2 hosted by Kimberly at Coffee and Casseroles. . . . → Read More: Vampire Blood Cocktail

Party of One with a recipe on the side

Party of One, by David Holmes is a hilarious book, full of 90s music and pop culture. See how it inspired today’s dessert dish, Spiced Molten Chocolate Cake. . . . → Read More: Party of One with a recipe on the side

Cook the Books Announcement: The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo

I am happy to announce this Frida event! . . . → Read More: Cook the Books Announcement: The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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