“Words of Wisdom” and a review of Drink Lightly

I’m off on a new theme: recently published cookbook reviews. I’m starting with Drink Lightly by Natasha David. . . . → Read More: “Words of Wisdom” and a review of Drink Lightly

Grilled Pork Chops with Bún Thịt Nướng Inspired Marinade

Today I review Sunshine Nails by Mai Nguyen. This is a tale with lots of good food and a resilient family with a sense of humor. . . . → Read More: Grilled Pork Chops with Bún Thịt Nướng Inspired Marinade

A weird sherbet for Food Americana and Cook the Books

Today I feature a review of Food Americana by David Page and a retro Avocado Sherbet recipe. . . . → Read More: A weird sherbet for Food Americana and Cook the Books

A Summer Fresh Salad for The Paris Agent by Kelly Rimmer

The Paris Agent by Kelly Rimmer is the latest stop on the TLC Book Tour.I received a free review copy from the publisher for this stopover. I assure you I was not paid for this review and all opinions, thoughts and rants are completely my own.

About the book: The Paris Agent

• Publisher: Graydon . . . → Read More: A Summer Fresh Salad for The Paris Agent by Kelly Rimmer

Caramelized Onion-Bourbon Jam for Glass Onion

…and Movies & Munches. Here’s a great “jam” that would work on most anything. Appetizer? Check. Burgers? Check. On a charcuterie board? Check. Or, just eat it out of the jar. . . . → Read More: Caramelized Onion-Bourbon Jam for Glass Onion

Macadamia Nut Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Cherries

This recipe is for the June edition of Movies & Munchies for Best in Show. . . . → Read More: Macadamia Nut Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Cherries

Sparkling Strawberry Jam for Everything’s Fine

Today’s TLC Book Tour Stop features Everything is Fine by Cecilia Rabess. While Jess, the main character, may not be able to partake of this jam, strawberries are a theme to her relationship with her boyfriend. Read on to find out more as Jess navigates her way through early adulthood in a pivotal time of social upheaval. . . . → Read More: Sparkling Strawberry Jam for Everything’s Fine

Apple Cream Tart for Movies & Munchies

May’s Movies & Munchies feature film is Mr. Church. Wendy from A Day in the Life on a Farm is hosting. Keep reading for this recipe which features an olive oil crust along with a creamy apple filling. . . . → Read More: Apple Cream Tart for Movies & Munchies

Infused CH3COOH for Lessons in Chemistry

Welcome to my post for the April/May edition of Cooks the Books.

I’m hosting and you can read the announcement post here.

About the book:

Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average . . . → Read More: Infused CH3COOH for Lessons in Chemistry

Tofu-Sriracha Stir Fry

I recently posted a book review that spurred this post and this dish.

Hyphenated Relations is not a foodie book but I still found some inspiration. (You can read the full book review here.) The chapter that mentioned a Tofu-Sriracha Stir Fry also featured the only two siblings in the book with any redeeming . . . → Read More: Tofu-Sriracha Stir Fry