Chocolate Feast for Chocolat (and Food ‘n Flix 10th Anniversary)

Three chocolate inspired recipes today to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Food ‘n Flix and the film Chocolat: Eggplant Caponata, Chili-Cocoa Rubbed Steaks, and Chocolate Salami. . . . → Read More: Chocolate Feast for Chocolat (and Food ‘n Flix 10th Anniversary)

Top Ten Tuesday: Books for Our Younger Selves

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday focuses on Books for Our Younger Selves.  We could draw on books we wish we had read as a child, books we could have really learned something from, books that meshed with hobbies/interests, or books that could have helped with life events/changes in our young and impressionable lives.

 

TTT is hosted . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Books for Our Younger Selves

“In My Kitchen” September 2020

“See you, in September…” (to quote a mid-60s song). It’s now here. Welcome into my September kitchen. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” September 2020

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Make Me Hungry

This was a no-brainer for me today. I can pull food references from almost anything I’m reading (and find some sort of hunger-inspiring inspiration) but you can’t beat a good cookbook! . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Make Me Hungry

Adult Butterbeer Ice Cream for Food ‘n Flix

Whew! I hopefully have made the due date and cut-off for August’s Food ‘n Flix. Check out this totally decadent (and easy) ice cream! . . . → Read More: Adult Butterbeer Ice Cream for Food ‘n Flix

Questions I Would Ask My Favorite Authors (Living or Dead) for Top Ten Tuesday

I don’t know what was harder, thinking of the questions or thinking about the authors I would pose them to. Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! . . . → Read More: Questions I Would Ask My Favorite Authors (Living or Dead) for Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that should be adapted into Netflix shows

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday has us thinking about Netflix and what books we think they should adapt next. Here’s my top picks for new Netflix series worthy of binge watching. . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Books that should be adapted into Netflix shows

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…

“In My Kitchen” August 2020

Let’s see, what’s new? A couple of cookbooks (surprise!), some new recipes, vinegars, and garden produce. Read on for what’s “In My Kitchen” for August. (Oh, and smoked Cheez-Its!!!!!) . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” August 2020