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

The Last of the Okra

Just like drinking the last of the summer wine signals the cooler weather to come, cooking up the last of the okra also marks the end of the season.

It is that time of year to clean out what is left of the summer garden, pull weeds, amend the soil, and start planting the fall . . . → Read More: The Last of the Okra

Garam Masala-Rubbed Flank Steak and Mistress of Spices

Keep reading for a meal inspired by India and the film Mistress of Spices, this month’s Food ‘n Flix pick. . . . → Read More: Garam Masala-Rubbed Flank Steak and Mistress of Spices

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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