In My Kitchen—March 2018

Here’s this month’s In My Kitchen hosted by Sherry’s Pickings.

I am so ready for March.   For February being the shortest month, it was unbelievable tedious, frustrating and maddening at work.  But, with March comes Spring Break…so there is that.


I received a great cookbook, Sweet Potato Soul by Jenné Claiborne.  We are not vegetarian and . . . → Read More: In My Kitchen—March 2018

Coconut Corn Chowder with Red Pepper

Late last month, I reviewed a new vegan cookbook, Sweet Potato Soul by Jenné Claiborne.   I highlighted a few of the recipes that I would like to make from her book, including this one:  Coconut Corn Chowder.  It was 80 degrees when I first got Claiborne’s book and was able to peruse through it.  This soup . . . → Read More: Coconut Corn Chowder with Red Pepper

In My Kitchen–February 2018

I really didn’t have a lot of items to post for In My Kitchen for February…. that is until we visited family in Houston this past week. . . . → Read More: In My Kitchen–February 2018

Jalapeno Jelly Bacon Burgers

Today is definitely a food day—wings and nachos and dips and salsas and BURGERS! . . . → Read More: Jalapeno Jelly Bacon Burgers

Olive and White Bean Hummus

Today I am continuing a hastily put together series of Super Bowl worthy bites. Try this “hummus.” . . . → Read More: Olive and White Bean Hummus

Chili Cook-Off, Part I

We’re starting to tweak some recipes for a chili cook off. This recipe is our first hope for bringing home the trophy. . . . → Read More: Chili Cook-Off, Part I

In My Kitchen (January 2018)

Here’s a few items we received and gifted during the Christmas season. Linking up today with Sherry’s “In My Kitchen.” . . . → Read More: In My Kitchen (January 2018)

Happy New Year!

Wishing you and yours a joyous New Year! . . . → Read More: Happy New Year!

Grandma’s Orange Slice Cake

Here’s a recipe that I remember fondly from my youth, a 6-week process that Grandma would start after Halloween. . . . → Read More: Grandma’s Orange Slice Cake

Books for Foodies: The Chefs

I’m highlighting a few chef-authors today in my last holiday bookish post. . . . → Read More: Books for Foodies: The Chefs

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
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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