Chocolate Chip Cookies and “Heartburn”

 

What kind of post title is this?   I hope it is a somewhat humorous one although I cannot hold a candle to the dark, sarcastic, snarky humor in Heartburn by the late Nora Ephron.   I loved it!

Heartburn by Ephron is the current selection for Cook the Books, a club of food bloggers and . . . → Read More: Chocolate Chip Cookies and “Heartburn”

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…

CTB Post for “Harlot’s Sauce”: Greek Pizza, Anyone?

This “Memoir of Food, Family, Love, Loss and Greece” is the current pick for foodie inspiration from Cook the Books Club. Check out my Greek inspired pizza. OPA! . . . → Read More: CTB Post for “Harlot’s Sauce”: Greek Pizza, Anyone?

American Cookery—early foodie reads in America

The “Gourmet” magazine of the early 20th Century. . . . → Read More: American Cookery—early foodie reads in America

CTB post for Molly Wizenberg’s A Homeade Life (or I thought making marshmallows would be easy!)

I made Molly’s “Zucchini Noodles with Pesto” for Cook the Books Club. . . . → Read More: CTB post for Molly Wizenberg’s A Homeade Life (or I thought making marshmallows would be easy!)

New Foodie Read

I am in love with this new publication. . . . → Read More: New Foodie Read

More reading at the lake.

I am catching up on all my magazines, but as I read, I make mental notes of new recipes to try when I get home! . . . → Read More: More reading at the lake.

Rose Geranium Sugar Cookies

The latest Cook the Books Club post based on Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen. These magical cookie will make you wistful for “past good times.” . . . → Read More: Rose Geranium Sugar Cookies

From one impressionable age to another…

A recipe for a light refreshing salad inspired from “An Embarrassment of Mangoes” by Anne Vanderhoof. . . . → Read More: From one impressionable age to another…

Potato Salad and You

I just started reading  Molly Wizenberg’s A Homemade Life.  (I find myself only reading foodie books now—in fact I just got Anthony Bourdain’s new one, Jay Rayner’s The Man Who Ate the World, and my very own copy of Reichl’s Garlic and Sapphires delivered to my door.  Thanks, Amazon! )

In one of Wizenberg’s chapters, she . . . → Read More: Potato Salad and You

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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