Alice Hoffman’s Potato Soup and a review of The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook

Today is Part II (sort of) of the Dec/Jan edition of Cook the Books. Yesterday I posted a recipe and review of Eat Joy. Today I’m posting a recipe and review for The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook. Both are extremely well done and edited by Natalie Garrett.

Deb (Kahakai Kitchen) had chosen Eat Joy for . . . → Read More: Alice Hoffman’s Potato Soup and a review of The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook

White Pumpkin Soup with Southwestern Spice

A couple of weeks ago, it was time to pull the fall decorations off the front porch before the pumpkins froze.

I didn’t go all out with decorating so I just had a small pie pumpkin stacked on top of a squatty white pumpkin. (I used the roasted pie pumpkin in these . . . → Read More: White Pumpkin Soup with Southwestern Spice

A Borrowed Life, TLC Book Tour, and BPT Sandwiches

Once again, we’re on a stop for a TLC Book Tour. Welcome aboard!

If Questions of Perspective (my last book review) was irreverently spiritual, A Borrowed Life by Kerri Anne King shows a world of reverent hypocrisy, one that is rigid and stifling.

About the Book:

From the Amazon Charts bestselling author of Whisper . . . → Read More: A Borrowed Life, TLC Book Tour, and BPT Sandwiches

Food ‘n Flix: Part Two—Chef Grant’s Best Burgers

This isn’t molecular gastronomy but you must try this Charcuterie Burger with Sauce Gribiche and Apple as soon as you are able. Here’s my entree for the three-part Food ‘n Flix feature this month. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix: Part Two—Chef Grant’s Best Burgers

Fourth of July Baked Beans (after the fact)

I did not get this shared in time for the Fourth, but it is definitely a worthy recipe to share NOW for other picnic and grilling summer events. . . . → Read More: Fourth of July Baked Beans (after the fact)

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

Tarte Flambée

The Cook the Books Club selection this round is The Patriarch by Martin Walker. Here is my dish inspired from this mystery novel. . . . → Read More: Tarte Flambée

Picnic All-Star Pasta Salad

Have a fantastic Fourth of July and celebrate with this picnic-perfect pasta salad, chock full of fresh veggies. . . . → Read More: Picnic All-Star Pasta Salad

Mystical Autumn Pizza

Help celebrate five years of Food ‘n Flix fun with a classic from the 80s and a pizza full of fall goodness. . . . → Read More: Mystical Autumn Pizza

The Local Cuban Sandwich

Keeping with the theme of “getting back to local,” I present a sandwich made with local Oklahoma products (and homemade bread, homemade pickles, and a homemade condiment). . . . → Read More: The Local Cuban Sandwich