Uncorked and a virtual BBQ Feast

I’m excited today because I’m hosting for the first time for Movies & Munchies (the sequel to Food ‘n Flix). We’re Facebook based now so check us out.

I chose Uncorked (a Netflix original movie) for the June edition. You can read the announcement post here.

The 2020 film follows Elijah, a young . . . → Read More: Uncorked and a virtual BBQ Feast

Limoncello Sparkler

Today’s cocktail is brought to you by It Takes a Villa by Kilby Blades, the latest TLC Book Tour read. It’s a steamy little book set in Italy with a strong American protagonist and a hunky Italian. 🙂 . . . → Read More: Limoncello Sparkler

“In My Kitchen” June 2022 (or rather In My Garden)

More outdoor gardening than actual “In My Kitchen” items this month. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” June 2022 (or rather In My Garden)

Announcing June’s feature for Movies & Munchies: Uncorked

I am pleased to announce June’s feature for Movies & Munchies. This will be my first time hosting for this relatively new group of cinema culinarians.

June’s film is Uncorked. This 2020 Netflix original follows Elijah, a young man from Memphis whose dream is to be a master sommelier. His father, an old school . . . → Read More: Announcing June’s feature for Movies & Munchies: Uncorked

Syrniki for Breakfast

I’m cutting it close with both Cook the Books and Movies & Munchies posts for May. And, today’s post has something to do with both groups. You see, CTB’s last book was Red Sparrow. Most all of the members didn’t focus on any of the Russian food as the Ukrainian invasion has just occurred. Now . . . → Read More: Syrniki for Breakfast

Taste: My Life Through Food

Taste is an excellent book with excellent recipes, especially Spaghetti with Lentils. . . . → Read More: Taste: My Life Through Food

“In My Kitchen” May 2022

Welcome May!

Spring weather has been with us for some time in Oklahoma. Our last freeze was in mid April. I hope as this posts that I have the tomatoes and peppers in the garden, the bananas back in their bed, and all of the potted plants back on the patio. (Hopefully there might be . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” May 2022

Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe (A Belated “In My Kitchen”)

A few birthday items, some produce, a Buddha Bowl recipe and some pumpkin stuff. That’s my November IMK in a nutshell. (Oh, and a new cookbook!) . . . → Read More: Autumn Buddha Bowl Recipe (A Belated “In My Kitchen”)

Tears of the Moon Cocktail for Jungle Cruise and Movies & Munchies

Here’s a magical cocktail to highlight this month’s Movies & Munchies feature film, Jungle Cruise. . . . → Read More: Tears of the Moon Cocktail for Jungle Cruise and Movies & Munchies

Show Us Your Books, April 2022

Here’s what I read in March. The list is a bit shorter than the last two months.

There’s one “cookbook,” one foodie read, an art book, a massive saga and a couple of book club selections.

Healing Spices Handbook by Barbara Brownell Grogan My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I’ve always been very interested in . . . → Read More: Show Us Your Books, April 2022