Food ‘n Flix Announcement for September: Frida

I am happy to announce the September Food ‘n Flix feature film:  Frida.

 

You may (or may not)  know that September not only marks Mexican Independence Day (Spetember 16), but it also marks a collaborative event with Cook the Books.   Last month, I announced that I was hosting the August/September round for CtB with . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix Announcement for September: Frida

Vampire Blood Cocktail

Why am I posting a Halloween-like cocktail at the end of August? Because I like to plan ahead….Also, it is time for Food ‘n Flix and the August feature is Hotel Transylvania 2 hosted by Kimberly at Coffee and Casseroles. . . . → Read More: Vampire Blood Cocktail

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

Insalata Russa for Food ‘n Flix

The Italian film, “I Am Love,” was the June feature for Food ‘n Flix. I had a hard time distinguishing what was being torched (no innuendo intended) in the film but I finally landed on making this Russian salad. . . . → Read More: Insalata Russa for Food ‘n Flix

Wicked Fruit

This Wicked Fruit is laden with whiskey and Amaretto as inspired by this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature “The Witches of Eastwick.” . . . → Read More: Wicked Fruit

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

Paneer Kofta for Food ‘n Flix

Join me as I highlight a delightful film, The Lunchbox, for February’s Food ‘n Flix feature. I also tackle these delicious Indian fried fritter balls. . . . → Read More: Paneer Kofta for Food ‘n Flix

Curry Rice Salad with Artichokes for Food ‘n Flix

Try this Curry Rice Salad with Artichokes for your next book club meeting or, as I’m using it here, for this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature: The Jane Austin Book Club. . . . → Read More: Curry Rice Salad with Artichokes for Food ‘n Flix

Boeuf Bourginon for Cook the Books

Boeuf Bourginon has become a traditional holiday meal for us. I served it on Thanksgiving this year and am also using the recipe for my Cook the Books post for Oct/Nov. . . . → Read More: Boeuf Bourginon for Cook the Books

Two-Potato Vindaloo for Food ‘n Flix

Two-Potato Vindaloo will have to do for this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature: The Hundred Foot Journey. . . . → Read More: Two-Potato Vindaloo for Food ‘n Flix

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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