Spinach Salad with Sweet Peas, Strawberries, and Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

The Food ‘n Flix feature film for July was Popeye (hosted by The Lawyer Cookbook). Here’s an homage in salad form to Popeye, his child and his love interest. . . . → Read More: Spinach Salad with Sweet Peas, Strawberries, and Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Black and Blue and Red Salad

Today I am replicating a salad that will be served at this year’s Kentucky Derby. . . . → Read More: Black and Blue and Red Salad

Chorizo Wedge Salad with Ascolana Olives

Ah, Spring Break!

It is finally here.

Hallelujahs all around!

To celebrate the start of Spring Break, I finally decided to actually “cook” dinner.  I texted The Hubs and said wedge salads and whiskey smashes (more about these later) were on the menu.

I really didn’t know where I was going with “The Wedge” until . . . → Read More: Chorizo Wedge Salad with Ascolana Olives

Kale and Pear Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Instead of my usual themed December postings, I will be sharing with you some recipes from my Thanksgiving cooking extravaganza!!! . . . → Read More: Kale and Pear Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Catch a C.L.U.E.: A new club for cooks (#BLOGGERCLUE)

Welcome to a new foodie blogger club and please keep reading for a fantastic lemony and cheesey and creamy risotto…perfect for a Thanksgiving side. . . . → Read More: Catch a C.L.U.E.: A new club for cooks (#BLOGGERCLUE)

My Watermelon Salad

I finally broke down and picked a watermelon. Here is an interesting salad with watermelon, blue cheese, pancetta and basil. . . . → Read More: My Watermelon Salad

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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