Mixed Dried Fruit Oatmeal Cookies

It has been some delightful and delicious months cooking the recipes of Ruth Reichl. A true GOURMET experience! IHCC bids a fond farewell to Ruth. Here’s my homage. . . . → Read More: Mixed Dried Fruit Oatmeal Cookies

Royal Hawaiian Cocktail for TLC and The Lieutenant’s Nurse

Welcome to a TLC Book Tour Stop for The Lieutenant’s Nurse by Sara Ackerman. Included with this review is a springy and kitschy cocktail, The Royal Hawaiian. . . . → Read More: Royal Hawaiian Cocktail for TLC and The Lieutenant’s Nurse

Contest winning spoils: Red Cabbage Kielbasa & Cannellini Soup

What do you do when you win a prize package of beets (and red cabbage)? Make soup! . . . → Read More: Contest winning spoils: Red Cabbage Kielbasa & Cannellini Soup

“Paella” Fried Rice for IHCC

I delved into my Gourmet archives for a Retro Rice Recipe from Ruth Reichl. . . . → Read More: “Paella” Fried Rice for IHCC

March 2019 “In My Kitchen”

February found us finishing the remodel, replacing an ancient appliance, and scoring some more cookbooks (like I need anymore). Come see what’s in this edition of “In My Kitchen” for March 2019. . . . → Read More: March 2019 “In My Kitchen”

Food ‘n Flix Round Up for Crazy Rich Asians

Come check out the inspired-by meals from this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature, Crazy Rich Asians! . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix Round Up for Crazy Rich Asians

Mock Singapore Sling for Food ‘n Flix and Cook the Books

Welcome to the February/March edition of Cook the Books along with Food ‘n Flix February feature film.   It’s a tag team this month.  Claudia of Honey from Rock is hosting Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan for Cook the Books (for February/March).   I’m hosting the film adaptation for the February Food ‘n Flix feature.   

“There is nothing in . . . → Read More: Mock Singapore Sling for Food ‘n Flix and Cook the Books

Diva of a Grilled Cheese for IHCC

Welcome to this week’s I Heart Cooking Clubs theme:  Retro!  Ruth has many retro recipes, whether it’s a recipe from a vintage issue of Gourmet, or a retro favorite from back in the day. We’re going back in time.

Instead of digging through my old Gourmet copies, I decided to go with two retro flavors:  grilled . . . → Read More: Diva of a Grilled Cheese for IHCC

Deep Dish Pizza for IHCC Pizza Week!

I Heart Cooking Clubs‘ Monthly Featured Ingredient/Dish Challenge- “Pizza” My Heart!

We’re getting cheesy for Valentine’s Day by having a “Pizza” My Heart challenge. Make a recipe from any of our past or present IHCC chefs featuring any kind of pizza or pizza-flavored recipe—you can choose to make a traditional pizza or venture outside of . . . → Read More: Deep Dish Pizza for IHCC Pizza Week!

“In My Kitchen” February 2019

Welcome to “In My Kitchen” for February.

February offers to be a extremely busy month around here.   I have lots of work travel coming up, lots of out-of-town meetings, and lots of trainings to present.   I’ll be glad to see March but I doubt it is much calmer.

At least I can say that January . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” February 2019