National Ice Tea Day

I am recycling, re-purposing, and reusing today. This post was originally done as a guest post for Food Stories way back in 2012. Here it is again in all its glory to celebrate National Ice Tea Day. . . . → Read More: National Ice Tea Day

A Mother’s Day Tea

With a little help from Evelyne at Cheap Ethnic Eatz, I found the perfect Mother’s Day gifts. . . . → Read More: A Mother’s Day Tea

Hibiscus Tea

The weather is finally warming up and I think spring will seamlessly turn into summer (this after our record low for May with snow flurries!).

I haven’t posted too many beverages but I seem to be on a roll lately with Cinco de Mayo Margaritas and my upcoming post for another favorite cocktail (stay tuned) . . . → Read More: Hibiscus Tea

Tea and Jam: Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee for Holiday Recipe Club

I tried to keep my cheeky Yank humor to a minimum because I truly adore the British monarchy. Here is my recipe in honor of the Queen: Lady Grey Gelato with Strawberry Jam. . . . → Read More: Tea and Jam: Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee for Holiday Recipe Club

There is always time for tea (but sometimes not much else).

My thoughts on “Lunch in Paris” by Elizabeth Bard, the latest Cook the Books club read. . . . → Read More: There is always time for tea (but sometimes not much else).

Pomegranate Green Tea Gelato

OK—Sorry no pic.  We ate it so fast I did not have time to snap a photo.

I based this gelato on Gourmet‘s “Pomegranate Gelato” from September 2006.  Since I wanted this gelato to be kid friendly and I did not have any pom liqueur, I was wondering what else I could use to make . . . → Read More: Pomegranate Green Tea Gelato

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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