Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For)

The first two recipes that are worth living for (and a great way to start out 2022) are Maslen Bread and Whiskey & Rye Blondies. Midnight Chicken may end up being my go-to cookbook for all things comforting (and for the simple wisdoms of the kitchen). . . . → Read More: Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For)

Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

I about screwed up. I was thinking I had until the end of December for this round of Cook the Books. Claudia from Honey from Rock is hosting Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown. You can read her announcement post here.

The book has been on my bedside table for a couple of months. I . . . → Read More: Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

Zucchini Frittata from The Blackbird Café

Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is the current selection for Cook the Books. There’s a lot of delicious food (and pie) in the novel. I would like to make it all but settled on this frittata to celebrate the book. . . . → Read More: Zucchini Frittata from The Blackbird Café

A Honeysuckle Cocktail for Honeysuckle Season by Mary Ellen Taylor

Honeysuckle Season and an early spring cocktail. Read on for a book review and a refreshing libation for the April/May edition for Cook the Books. . . . → Read More: A Honeysuckle Cocktail for Honeysuckle Season by Mary Ellen Taylor

Honeysuckle Season for Cook the Books April/May Edition

I’m hosting the April/May edition for Cook the Books. Grab a copy of Honeysuckle Season by Mary Ellen Taylor and join us. . . . → Read More: Honeysuckle Season for Cook the Books April/May Edition

Spinach & Feta Frittata

Welcome to Eat Joy, the current selection for Cook the Books. I made a delicious brunch dish, Spinach & Feta Frittata. . . . → Read More: Spinach & Feta Frittata

“Secret” Meyer Lemon Scones for The Secret, Book & Scone Society

The Secret, Book & Scone Society is the current Cook the Books read. Here’s my review of this quaint little mystery along with a “secret” scone recipe. (The secret may be in the glaze…you will see…) . . . → Read More: “Secret” Meyer Lemon Scones for The Secret, Book & Scone Society

Chili-Infused Brownies with Mango-Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Welcome to the latest round of Cook the Books. CTB is a virtual book club open to anyone that has a passion for books and food. Every two months, we all collectively read, become inspired and get into the kitchen. For more details on joining our merry band of epicurean readers, click here.

Claudia from . . . → Read More: Chili-Infused Brownies with Mango-Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Roasted Broccoli Brown Rice Bowls and Hippie Food

Brown rice, tofu, whole wheat bread, organic vegetables, Whole Foods….these are all wonders brought to you by the counter-culture. Join me for a review of Hippie Food: How Back-to-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat. . . . → Read More: Roasted Broccoli Brown Rice Bowls and Hippie Food

Elephant Ears and Pomegranate Soup

Pomegranate Soup is the current selection for Cook the Books. There’s an eclectic mix of Persian, Italian, and Irish food in this book. I decided on the Persian recipe for Elephant Ears. . . . → Read More: Elephant Ears and Pomegranate Soup