Smoked Meatloaf and Recipe for a Perfect Wife for Cook the Books

Today’s offering: a retro meatloaf recipe and a review of Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown for the August/September round of Cook the Books. . . . → Read More: Smoked Meatloaf and Recipe for a Perfect Wife for Cook the Books

Chocolate Feast for Chocolat (and Food ‘n Flix 10th Anniversary)

Three chocolate inspired recipes today to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Food ‘n Flix and the film Chocolat: Eggplant Caponata, Chili-Cocoa Rubbed Steaks, and Chocolate Salami. . . . → Read More: Chocolate Feast for Chocolat (and Food ‘n Flix 10th Anniversary)

“In My Kitchen” July 2020

What’s new…a “new” Green Egg, homemade yogurt, garlic harvest, one zucchini, one tomato, and one great summer recipe. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” July 2020

Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

This month’s Food ‘n Flix event let us choose our own film—anything set or filmed in Hawaii. I chose poorly but I did get a great meal out of the deal. Read on for my review of the 2015 film, Aloha and macaroni salad, Huli-Huli chicken and Hawaiian lemonade. . . . → Read More: Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

Bookish Spices, Installment I

Need a holiday gift idea for the cook or the bookish sort. These spices are the ticket. . . . → Read More: Bookish Spices, Installment I

Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic and Basil for a TLC Book Tour

For this stop on the TLC Book Tour, I read Valencia and Valentine, a quirky tale of alternating realities. I paired the book with a quick and easy summer dish, grilled asparagus with balsamic and basil. . . . → Read More: Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic and Basil for a TLC Book Tour

Tacos al Pastor

Although the meat wasn’t Shawarma spit-grilled, this recipe for Tacos al Pastor is a great grilling meal. This recipe makes a lot so invite a crew over to enjoy it! . . . → Read More: Tacos al Pastor

Roasted Pork in Banana Leaves

Wrapping the pork in the banana leaves made for a deliciously moist meat and many tasty meals. Where did we get the leaves? Not from an Asian market but from our own backyard grove. . . . → Read More: Roasted Pork in Banana Leaves

Jalapeno Jelly Bacon Burgers

Today is definitely a food day—wings and nachos and dips and salsas and BURGERS! . . . → Read More: Jalapeno Jelly Bacon Burgers

Pineapple-Smoked Baloney

“It smells like burnt baloney and regrets down here.” Here’s my post for this months Food ‘n Flix, Ghostbusters, 2016. . . . → Read More: Pineapple-Smoked Baloney