Sweet Potato-palooza…the next installment: Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas

And you only thought it was over! Back to Sweet Potato-palooza with “Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas.” . . . → Read More: Sweet Potato-palooza…the next installment: Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas

American Cookery—early foodie reads in America

The “Gourmet” magazine of the early 20th Century. . . . → Read More: American Cookery—early foodie reads in America

Sweet Potato Soup with Fennel and Paprika

Back to Sweet Potato-Palooza. . . . → Read More: Sweet Potato Soup with Fennel and Paprika

A Sweet Potato Breakfast

The next installment of “Sweet Potato-palooza!” . . . → Read More: A Sweet Potato Breakfast

Homemade Sandwich Rolls

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

Pumpkin-Pecan Waffles

I am on a pumpkin kick. Here is a great hearty breakfast recipe. . . . → Read More: Pumpkin-Pecan Waffles

Make your own pumpkin pie spice

Get ready for autumn baking by having this spice on hand. Today’s project was pumpkin granola. . . . → Read More: Make your own pumpkin pie spice

Secret Recipe Club Post: My first mission

My mission (which I chose to accept): To check out “Love Veggies and Yoga” site and explore healthy recipes! However, I did find a decadent sounding one—“Dark Rum Caramel Sauce.” Any surprise what I picked? . . . → Read More: Secret Recipe Club Post: My first mission

Making pizza from scratch with local products

Make the cheese: use the whey in the dough; pick fresh tomatoes (if you are lucky), basil and garlic…make a wonderful local pizza. . . . → Read More: Making pizza from scratch with local products

Forgotten plums

Ooops! I found a bag of plums in the refrigerator from last week’s Farmers Market. What to do? Make a clafouti. . . . → Read More: Forgotten plums

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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