Southern Belle*

I’m having difficulties naming this cocktail: The Southern Belle? The Scarlett? The Carol Burnett? Regardless, here’s a cocktail for the first day of Spring 2018. . . . → Read More: Southern Belle*

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

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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