Tangerine-Hatch Chile Sweet Potato Fries with Yogurt Sauce for #FreshTastyValentines

Welcome to my second post for #FreshTastyValentines, an event hosted by Culinary Adventures with Camilla.

Camilla lined up some great sponsors for this event, including Not Ketchup.   I love all of the products offered by Not Ketchup and I have previously used and highlighted their Spiced Fig sauce for a Grilled Flat Bread with Pear, . . . → Read More: Tangerine-Hatch Chile Sweet Potato Fries with Yogurt Sauce for #FreshTastyValentines

Spaghetti and Meatballs for Food ‘n Flix

We really are an eclectic group of film goers at Food ‘n Flix.   Last month we watched Bridgette Jones’ Diary, a truly adult film.   We have watched many foreign films including dramas like Babette’s Feast and documentaries like Jiro Dreams of Sushi.   But every once in a while, the membership likes to throw in an animated . . . → Read More: Spaghetti and Meatballs for Food ‘n Flix

Hot Sauce (DIY)

With all the peppers, I started making hot sauce again.

Jalapenos and Santa Fe peppers.

I have four or five varieties of jalapenos—Tam (a mild one), Mammoth, and just regular old hot ones.  I also picked up a Santa Fe pepper plant.   The Santa Fe variety is also called Guero and can be picked in . . . → Read More: Hot Sauce (DIY)

Roasted Tomato, Garlic and Pepper Sauce for a Romantic Dinner (and an SRC reveal)

September’s SRC Reveal: This is a great spaghetti sauce recipe packed with veggies. . . . → Read More: Roasted Tomato, Garlic and Pepper Sauce for a Romantic Dinner (and an SRC reveal)

Happy Indepence Day BBQ Sauce

It’s Holiday Recipe Club time again. The challenge: Make something with blueberries, BBQ sauce OR whipped cream. Stay tuned for a BBQ sauce favorite. . . . → Read More: Happy Indepence Day BBQ Sauce

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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