Pumpkin Sage Whole Wheat Muffins for SRC

Check out my healthy option for a whole wheat pumpkin muffin with just a hint of butter and sage. . . . → Read More: Pumpkin Sage Whole Wheat Muffins for SRC

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…

The main course: Rosemary Lemon Roasted Chicken

The main course from our cooking class: rosemary lemon roasted chicken recipe. . . . → Read More: The main course: Rosemary Lemon Roasted Chicken

Food Inspired from Sideways for Food n’ Flix

Read on for a recipe for White Wine and Dijon Braised Chicken, a recipe inspired by “Sideways.” . . . → Read More: Food Inspired from Sideways for Food n’ Flix

Comfort Food: Pasta with Roasted Garlic, Sausage, and Beans

What to make for dinner? Pasta is always my answer. . . . → Read More: Comfort Food: Pasta with Roasted Garlic, Sausage, and Beans

Four Cheese Manicotti with Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

I am done with gifts. Today I wanted to use one of my Christmas presents, a new baking dish. . . . → Read More: Four Cheese Manicotti with Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Christmas Gifts #13: Homemade cheese crackers

Something savory to offset all the sweet stuff of the holidays. Pair a box of these crackers with a red wine for a great gift. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts #13: Homemade cheese crackers

Homemade Sandwich Rolls

An easy and delicious roll for any sandwich! . . . → Read More: Homemade Sandwich Rolls

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

Snacks on the Patio

Another recipe to aid me in using my monster rosemary: Rosemary Spiced Almonds . . . → Read More: Snacks on the Patio

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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