St. Louis Days, St. Louis Nights: Cookbook of the Week

Artichoke Prosciutto Linguine is on the menu. Check out this recipe and the beginnings of my Cookbook of the Week posts. . . . → Read More: St. Louis Days, St. Louis Nights: Cookbook of the Week

“In My Kitchen” December 2018 (and Smoky Black Bean and Corn Spread)

For December’s “In My Kitchen” we have some citrus, cheese, cookbooks, jalapeno jelly and a great appetizer recipe for the holidays! Also, there’s a preview of things to come for EE’s holiday posts. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” December 2018 (and Smoky Black Bean and Corn Spread)

Recipes from our past….

A review of a retro cookbook and a truly inspired cocktail recipe from a bygone era. . . . → Read More: Recipes from our past….

Curry Rice Salad with Artichokes for Food ‘n Flix

Try this Curry Rice Salad with Artichokes for your next book club meeting or, as I’m using it here, for this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature: The Jane Austin Book Club. . . . → Read More: Curry Rice Salad with Artichokes for Food ‘n Flix

Lemon Pecan Tart

A delicious recipe that might make the cut for your holiday feast: pecans and lemons on a shortbread crust. . . . → Read More: Lemon Pecan Tart

Mark Twain, Beignets, New Orleans and Cook the Book

This round of Cook the Books featured “Twain’s Feast,” How fortunate for me during my week of New Orleans posts. . . . → Read More: Mark Twain, Beignets, New Orleans and Cook the Book

French Peasant Bread

Sunday was cold, dreary, snowy, sleety, icy….need I say more?

What was needed was a good bowl of potato soup and a crusty piece of bread.

This is a great bread when you don’t have a lot of time to knead and shape.   And, it is delicious.

French Peasant Bread slightly adapted from Jambalaya . . . → Read More: French Peasant Bread

Honey French Dressing

I reworked a salad dressing from a vintage junior league cookbook. (Good grief, when did the 80s become vintage?) . . . → Read More: Honey French Dressing

Our Family Wassail

We make this hot beverage from Thanksgiving through New Year’s. It is a true family favorite. . . . → Read More: Our Family Wassail

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins (and a weird squash)

Have you ever been over to M.J.’s Kitchen?   If not, you must stumbled over there as soon as you are able.

Last January, M.J. posted about an unusual squash with an unusual name:   Cushaw Pumpkin.   These things do not look like pumpkins at all.     Besides the weird name, they were . . . → Read More: Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins (and a weird squash)