Beetlejuice Cocktail

Here’s a delicious cocktail to accompany this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature: Beetlejuice. . . . → Read More: Beetlejuice Cocktail

Witchy Cocktails for Halloween Food ‘n Flix

Having a grown up Halloween party and need a beverage? Try this Pumpkintini and Zombie Voodoo Cocktail—all to celebrate October and Food ‘n Flix. . . . → Read More: Witchy Cocktails for Halloween Food ‘n Flix

The Ghost of Halloweens Past

Over the years, Halloween has become a major holiday in itself, one worthy of outrageous parties and get-togethers.   According to Yahoo news, Americans will spend $8 billion on Halloween.  (That seems a bit excessive, right?)

When did Halloween morph into such a national spending frenzy?

(Segue alert…Here I go into a “when I was . . . → Read More: The Ghost of Halloweens Past

Trick or Treat Halloween Bark

Trick or treat….It is time for October’s Secret Recipe Club Reveal. . . . → Read More: Trick or Treat Halloween Bark

Halloween Brownies and a Horror Story

All I wanted to do was to make some Halloween brownies. A scary tale! . . . → Read More: Halloween Brownies and a Horror Story

Just for Halloween—a cocktail with a bite!

A potent potable made with more surplus jalapenos! . . . → Read More: Just for Halloween—a cocktail with a bite!

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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