Sourdough Chocolate Chip-Zucchini Muffins with Orange

Orange pairs so well with chocolate. You won’t believe how delicious these muffins are. You will think you’re eating dessert for breakfast (and basically you are)! . . . → Read More: Sourdough Chocolate Chip-Zucchini Muffins with Orange

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that should be adapted into Netflix shows

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday has us thinking about Netflix and what books we think they should adapt next. Here’s my top picks for new Netflix series worthy of binge watching. . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Books that should be adapted into Netflix shows

The Doctor of Aleppo and Eggplant and Tomato Stew with Pomegranate Molasses

The Doctor of Aleppo is a new offering by Dan Mayland and the current stop on the TLC Book Tour. This is a beautifully written tale of the Syrian civil war and those who found themselves in the middle of it, by birth and by circumstance. The novel inspired me to make this beautiful vegetarian stew. . . . → Read More: The Doctor of Aleppo and Eggplant and Tomato Stew with Pomegranate Molasses

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I loved but never reviewed…

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday (hosted at Artsy Reader Girl) was a hard one for me.  (I have said that about a few other TTT topics but once I got started on a list, I almost couldn’t stop.)   For “Books I Loved But Never Reviewed,” I had to dig deep.   

I am having to . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesday: Books I loved but never reviewed…

Grilled Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Veggies

Every so often, The Hubs will put out a special request, do all the shopping and pitch in with the cooking.   Most of these requests involve grilling.

The most recent suggestion for dinner was a Banh Mi sandwich, but as mentioned above, he wanted to grill it.  I did some research and we came up . . . → Read More: Grilled Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Veggies

“In My Kitchen” August 2020

Let’s see, what’s new? A couple of cookbooks (surprise!), some new recipes, vinegars, and garden produce. Read on for what’s “In My Kitchen” for August. (Oh, and smoked Cheez-Its!!!!!) . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” August 2020

TTT: Books with Colors in the Title

It’s Tuesday.  Time for another Top Ten.

Instead of doing a Google search for “Books with Colors in the Title” (this week’s Top Ten Tuesday challenge), I decided to mosey through my book shelves and see what colorful tomes I could find.

Quite a Year for Plums (Bailey White).  Plum is a color, no?   Hilarious but sentimental . . . → Read More: TTT: Books with Colors in the Title

Food ‘n Flix for July: Coyote Ugly and a Spicy Mule

This month’s Food ‘n Flix feature film is Coyote Ugly. Obviously, a beverage was called for. Enter the spicy mule. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix for July: Coyote Ugly and a Spicy Mule

Top Ten Tuesdays: Foodie Reads

Here’s ten more books to add to your reading list this summer, especially if you’re a foodie. . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesdays: Foodie Reads

Zucchini-Apple Ginger Cake for The Lost Girls of Devon TLC Book Tour

Welcome to the TLC Book Tour for The Lost Girls of Devon by Barbara O’Neal. It’s set in the UK so it was a perfect time to whip up a cake for tea. . . . → Read More: Zucchini-Apple Ginger Cake for The Lost Girls of Devon TLC Book Tour