Frittata of Zucchini

We read MFK Fisher’s How to Cook a Wolf for this round of Cook the Books. Keep reading for an easy way to use up the surplus of zucchini I hope you are getting from your garden. . . . → Read More: Frittata of Zucchini

OCD continued: Chipotle Breakfast Tacos for a Crowd

Back to my OCD-themed mania. Here is a recipe for breakfast when you have a few mouths to feed. . . . → Read More: OCD continued: Chipotle Breakfast Tacos for a Crowd

Cook the Books: Eating alone…

Laurie Colwin (along with a visit from mom and homegrown tomatoes) prompts some reminiscing about eating alone. . . . → Read More: Cook the Books: Eating alone…

Diablo Deviled Eggs

I know this title is a true redundancy, but these are truly double-the-heat deviled eggs. . . . → Read More: Diablo Deviled Eggs

Cooking Class and the Perfect Deviled Egg

OK–we are definitely making up for lost time.    The very last part of May we attended a cooking class at The Stock Pot.    The menu was derived from whatever was fresh at the Farmers Market and the chef was from one of our favorite restaurants, The Tavern on Brady.    We were in!

We were . . . → Read More: Cooking Class and the Perfect Deviled Egg

Blueberry Flaugnarde for April’s SRC

I can’t believe it is time for another Secret Recipe Club post. This month I was assigned my first international blogger! . . . → Read More: Blueberry Flaugnarde for April’s SRC

Holiday Recipe Club: Wild Onion Baked Omelet

Here is the Easter and Passover holiday post for Holiday Recipe Club. . . . → Read More: Holiday Recipe Club: Wild Onion Baked Omelet

Recipes from (but mostly inspired by) Santa Fe

Some New Mexico inspired dishes including Green Chili Eggs, New Year’s Day Chili, and Espresso Brownies. . . . → Read More: Recipes from (but mostly inspired by) Santa Fe

Savory Sweet ‘Tater Quiche

This is the start of my sweet potato-palooza experiment. . . . → Read More: Savory Sweet ‘Tater Quiche

Secret Recipe Club Post: The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich from The Kitchen Witch

And when I say ultimate, I mean ultimate. Check out this recipe from The Kitchen Witch, a recipe with a warning: “Before proceeding please check your cholesterol, blood pressure, lipids, blood sugar levels or anything else that may be affected by a totally decadent sandwich.” . . . → Read More: Secret Recipe Club Post: The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich from The Kitchen Witch

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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