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

Grilled Cheese with Bread and Butter Pickles

It’s time for Cook the Books. Kathleen Flinn is the featured author and I enjoyed her memoir of food, recipes and love from her adventurous and sometimes eccentric family. I probably chose the strangest recipe to feature this month….Grilled Cheese and Bread & Butter Pickles . . . → Read More: Grilled Cheese with Bread and Butter Pickles

Smoked Turkey & Brie Sandwiches

You must try this extraordinary sandwich for your next picnic or as you watch the rest of the Triple Crown. For the Kentucky Derby, I present Smoked Turkey & Brie on Rosemary Bread. . . . → Read More: Smoked Turkey & Brie Sandwiches

The Super Bowl Sandwich

I am not a huge football fan, but I am a fan of the Super Bowl buffet table. This sandwich always makes an appearance at or celebrations. . . . → Read More: The Super Bowl Sandwich

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches with Parmesan Potato Puffs

After a forgetful hiatus, here is my Secret Recipe Club post for October. . . . → Read More: Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches with Parmesan Potato Puffs

Tailgate Sloppy Joes for a Crowd

Here’s a recipe I didn’t get posted for #10DaysofTailgate. It is definitely worthy to share with you now. . . . → Read More: Tailgate Sloppy Joes for a Crowd

Food ‘n Flix Round-Up: The Breakfast Club

Yes, I know that The Breakfast Club wasn’t chock full of foodie references.

Yes, I know that besides the title itself and the lunch scene, there is not a whole lot of food in this film.

But, dontcha know I think it was a worthy film for Food ‘n Flix this month. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix Round-Up: The Breakfast Club

Chickenburgers-in-a-Basket for Food ‘n Flix: Toast

No simple toast meal today but an inspired dish from the film “Toast” for Food ‘n Flix. The recipe? Chickenburgers-in-a-Basket, a vintage dish from a 1960s cookbook. . . . → Read More: Chickenburgers-in-a-Basket for Food ‘n Flix: Toast

Cocoa-Chili Rub for Steak

This is the fifth post in my series documenting our Chocolate Cooking Class with Chef Sarah Leavell of The Canebrake. . . . → Read More: Cocoa-Chili Rub for Steak

Croque Monsieur and meals inspired by “It’s Complicated” for Food ‘n Flix

It has been a long time since I have laughed so hard.

There I was, iPad in hand, sitting alone in a darkened living room, LMFAO!

Seriously, I started to cry I was laughing so hard.

If you have seen It’s Complicated (the Food ‘n Flix September pick), I bet you know what scene I . . . → Read More: Croque Monsieur and meals inspired by “It’s Complicated” for Food ‘n Flix

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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