Earl Grey Infused Gin for Food ‘n Flix and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

It’s Food ‘n Flix time again so it seems it’s appropriate for another spirit laden recipe. (A lot of my Food ‘n Flix posts end up with a spirited recipe.) For July, the feature film was The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. If you haven’t seen this film, you should. You should also keep reading…. . . . → Read More: Earl Grey Infused Gin for Food ‘n Flix and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

A Very Berry Good Time

Summers are always hectic and it’s been a while since we went berry picking.  Strawberries were numero uno on my list this summer but, alas, strawberry season came and went without us picking any (but the few meager ones from our own bed).

I was determined to not miss the rest of the berry seasons.

. . . → Read More: A Very Berry Good Time

A Luna Cocktail and Mocktail for This Beautiful Fantastic

Here is a quirky fairy tale of a film that will delight, uplift, and amuse. I created a cocktail and a mocktail to celebrate June’s Food ‘n Flix feature film and the return of a favorite host (and founder), Heather. . . . → Read More: A Luna Cocktail and Mocktail for This Beautiful Fantastic

Guest Post: Bierox and “Take it away, mom!”

Welcome to the first guest post at EE! Join my mother today as she shares an old authentic German recipe and a family favorite. . . . → Read More: Guest Post: Bierox and “Take it away, mom!”

Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic and Basil for a TLC Book Tour

For this stop on the TLC Book Tour, I read Valencia and Valentine, a quirky tale of alternating realities. I paired the book with a quick and easy summer dish, grilled asparagus with balsamic and basil. . . . → Read More: Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic and Basil for a TLC Book Tour

Strawberry-Spinach Smoothies

Don’t you hate it when you don’t have the called-for ingredients for a recipe you want to make? Improvise and come up with a completely different and perhaps more delicious one! . . . → Read More: Strawberry-Spinach Smoothies

Triple Threat Oatmeal Cookies

A new cookbook and a a great new oatmeal cookie recipe (with less sugar)! . . . → Read More: Triple Threat Oatmeal Cookies

Cold Udon Salad with Bok Choy and Cucumbers

Join me for another TLC Book Tour, highlighting The Woman in the White Kimono by Ana Johns. I loved this book! . . . → Read More: Cold Udon Salad with Bok Choy and Cucumbers

Instant Pot Mojo Pork Rice Bowls

Last December, I purchased an Instant Pot spontaneously during a Cyber-Something Sale.    My crockpot had ceased to exist and we went for some time without any sort of stand alone cooking appliance.

I’ve used it probably three times since January.  After finding this recipe, I will use it a TON more.

 

Instant . . . → Read More: Instant Pot Mojo Pork Rice Bowls

A New Old-Fashioned, an appetizer and Buttermilk Graffiti

I’m highlighting Chef Edward Lee today. Buttermilk Graffiti is the featured book for Cook the Books. Here’s a berry delightful and thymely cocktail along with a mushroom “hummus.” . . . → Read More: A New Old-Fashioned, an appetizer and Buttermilk Graffiti

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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