What’s Good? This maple-whiskey cocktail and Peter Hoffman’s Book #LitHappens

I was please to get an advanced copy of Peter Hoffman’s memoir, What’s Good? A Memoir in Fourteen Ingredients. Here’s my review along with Hoffman’s Back Forty cocktail. . . . → Read More: What’s Good? This maple-whiskey cocktail and Peter Hoffman’s Book #LitHappens

Divine Lola and Churro Biscotti

A fascinating biography about a eccentric but strong woman. Divine Lola needs to be in your library if you like reading about strong women. I paired a spicy vegan churro-flavored biscotti to go along with the fiery and spicy Lola. . . . → Read More: Divine Lola and Churro Biscotti

Zucchini Frittata from The Blackbird Café

Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is the current selection for Cook the Books. There’s a lot of delicious food (and pie) in the novel. I would like to make it all but settled on this frittata to celebrate the book. . . . → Read More: Zucchini Frittata from The Blackbird Café

Caraway Cookies and a review of Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost for TLC

A TLC Book Tour review for “a modern and twisty retelling of Jane Eyre.” I loved this book and decided to pair my review with Caraway-Lemon Shortbreads, a cookie of remembrance. Read on to find out more about this novel (and the cookies!). . . . → Read More: Caraway Cookies and a review of Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost for TLC

Potato Sandwiches with Pepperoni and Basil for Cook the Books

This round’s selection is 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement by Jane Ziegelman. It was a very informative and very readable history of immigrant food from the 1850s to the 1930s. . . . → Read More: Potato Sandwiches with Pepperoni and Basil for Cook the Books

A Basque-New Orleans Hybrid Sandwich (and a review of North Face of the Heart for TLC)

What a ride! North Face of the Heart is a crime thriller, a family dynamics drama, coupled with Basque legends and New Orleans voodoo set against the backdrop of Katrina. Intrigued? Read on for the review and recipes. . . . → Read More: A Basque-New Orleans Hybrid Sandwich (and a review of North Face of the Heart for TLC)

A late review of A Winter Night for TLC

Join me for a LATE book review of A Winter Night by Anne Leah Parrish today and a list of revisited recipes…everything from donuts to ice cream to waffles and pancakes (and chocolate). . . . → Read More: A late review of A Winter Night for TLC

A Review: The Essence of Nathan Biddle for TLC Book Tours. A Cocktail: The Hemingway Daiquiri for Summer Sipping

I paired today’s TLC Tour with a cocktail. Please read on for a review of The Essence of Nathan Biddle by J. William Lewis and a beverage to sip as you turn pages. . . . → Read More: A Review: The Essence of Nathan Biddle for TLC Book Tours. A Cocktail: The Hemingway Daiquiri for Summer Sipping

A Winter Night for TLC

It’s time for another TLC Book tour stop. I was please to get a advanced reader copy of Winter Night by Anne Leigh Parrish for an honest review. I read Maggie’s Ruse by the same author in November 2019. You can read my review here.

All gushings and rants are my own.

About the book: . . . → Read More: A Winter Night for TLC

A Honeysuckle Cocktail for Honeysuckle Season by Mary Ellen Taylor

Honeysuckle Season and an early spring cocktail. Read on for a book review and a refreshing libation for the April/May edition for Cook the Books. . . . → Read More: A Honeysuckle Cocktail for Honeysuckle Season by Mary Ellen Taylor