Whiskey Cake

This is a recipe in four parts but well worth the effort. Besides the recipe for Whiskey Cake, you will also find a review of Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar in OKC. . . . → Read More: Whiskey Cake

The Yosemite

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike. ” —John Muir . . . → Read More: The Yosemite

Tangy Cumin Citronette and a Salad Trifecta

This tangy vinaigrette is perfect for greens. It is perfect for a composed chicken salad. It is perfect for quinoa and kale. Cumin Citronette is so good, I tried it on all three salads. . . . → Read More: Tangy Cumin Citronette and a Salad Trifecta

Chicken Tacos with Red Cabbage and Radish

This recipe for shredded chicken is delicious and will inspire you to want to make lots of tacos, enchiladas, wraps, and salads. The possibilities are endless with this basic recipe. . . . → Read More: Chicken Tacos with Red Cabbage and Radish

Lemonata Vinaigrette

One very versatile salad dressing. Try it over the holidays on the salad of your choice! . . . → Read More: Lemonata Vinaigrette

More food from Taos

Oh, know…Taos Mesa Brewing was not the only establishment where we imbibed and ate. There is some stamina needed in eating one’s way through Northern New Mexican cuisine. (Naps are recommended.) . . . → Read More: More food from Taos

Taos Mesa Brewing

First of all, Happy Halloween! You know when we travel, I typically milk our experience into numerous posts. Our recent trip to Taos is no different. For the next installment, read on…. . . . → Read More: Taos Mesa Brewing

Taos for Fall Break

Yep, we made it back to the Land of Enchantment for Fall Break. Care on joining us as we make our way around town (and the state)? . . . → Read More: Taos for Fall Break

Bohemian Rhapsody

We found a great new hangout in the East Village in Tulsa with great pies, great appetizers and great cocktails! Please come along for a tour. . . . → Read More: Bohemian Rhapsody

The Bee’s Knees

This cocktail is perfect to celebrate fall and the end of summer heat. Hopefully, you are experiencing an Indian Summer where you are and can enjoy this on the patio. . . . → Read More: The Bee’s Knees

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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