Busy Day Cobbler


Here is an easy and adaptable cobbler to accompany a cookbook review of Victuals by Ronni Lundy. . . . → Read More: Busy Day Cobbler

A Mexican Feast to Celebrate Frida for Food ‘n Flix


Enchiladas Tapatias, green rice, seasoned black beans, guacamole, and Jamaica Flower Water. . . . → Read More: A Mexican Feast to Celebrate Frida for Food ‘n Flix

Strawberry-Mango FroYo


This recipe is so versatile. I can’t imagine any fruity combination that wouldn’t be delicious. . . . → Read More: Strawberry-Mango FroYo

Party of One with a recipe on the side


Party of One, by David Holmes is a hilarious book, full of 90s music and pop culture. See how it inspired today’s dessert dish, Spiced Molten Chocolate Cake. . . . → Read More: Party of One with a recipe on the side

Whiskey Cake


This is a recipe in four parts but well worth the effort. Besides the recipe for Whiskey Cake, you will also find a review of Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar in OKC. . . . → Read More: Whiskey Cake

Butternut-Maple Blondies with Cumin


Welcome to the countdown for the Kentucky Derby. Why would I usher in this horse race with these blondies? If you’re intrigued, keep reading about “Sugar Rush”. (That would make a great name for a horse, don’t you think?) . . . → Read More: Butternut-Maple Blondies with Cumin

Meyer Lemon Chevre Cream Pie for #SixteenCheesecakes


This pie is worthy of more than a graham cracker crust so try it with a ginger snap crust. This pie is also worthy of helping in an anniversary celebration #SixteenCheesecakes . . . → Read More: Meyer Lemon Chevre Cream Pie for #SixteenCheesecakes

Brandied Grapes


This month’s Food ‘n Flix movie selection was “A Walk in the Clouds.” Please keep reading to see the dish that was inspired by the film. . . . → Read More: Brandied Grapes

Surprise Carrot Cake for Blogger CLUE


The theme for this month’s Blogger C.L.U.E. Society is EASTER. See what I whipped up for an Easter dessert. . . . → Read More: Surprise Carrot Cake for Blogger CLUE

Pina Colada Cake


Here’s a forgotten recipe that was published in Taste of Home magazine in December. . . . → Read More: Pina Colada Cake

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
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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