Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For)

The first two recipes that are worth living for (and a great way to start out 2022) are Maslen Bread and Whiskey & Rye Blondies. Midnight Chicken may end up being my go-to cookbook for all things comforting (and for the simple wisdoms of the kitchen). . . . → Read More: Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For)

“In My Kitchen” January 2022

Well, we made it again. Since 2020, it’s been a bit touch and go.

I am thrilled and pleased to be writing my January 2022 IMK post with all the good things that Santa brought for our kitchen this year.

This is a group shot of items that were gifted by my mom and . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” January 2022

The Family Stone Round-Up

Welcome to the December Round-Up for Food ‘n Flix. This month’s film was The Family Stone. Need a great strata recipe or a wonderful holiday snack? Read on. . . . → Read More: The Family Stone Round-Up

The Family Stone Breakfast Strata

A holiday movie and a great Christmas brunch recipe. Here’s the December Food ‘n Flix post. I hope you all had a very happy holiday! . . . → Read More: The Family Stone Breakfast Strata

“In My Kitchen” November 2021

To begin, I had this post started long ago. It was just a list of ideas and reminders. I’m having a difficult time with WordPress and photos lately (any tips?) and so I’m having to go through some convolutions to get them in the library.

I had it scheduled, would forget, it would post and . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” November 2021

Family Stone, a holiday movie for Food ‘n Flix

Announcement post: I’m hosting Family Stone for the December Food ‘n Flix feature film. Please join in for this family holiday dramedy. . . . → Read More: Family Stone, a holiday movie for Food ‘n Flix

Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

I about screwed up. I was thinking I had until the end of December for this round of Cook the Books. Claudia from Honey from Rock is hosting Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown. You can read her announcement post here.

The book has been on my bedside table for a couple of months. I . . . → Read More: Cinnamon and Gunpowder Muffins for CTB

the moon won’t be dared and a recipe in the ashes

Today’s book review (another TLC Book Tour Stopover) is a work of poetry by Anne Leigh Parrish. I paired a recipe literally cooked in the ashes to accompany the theme of fire and destruction on Parrish’s works. . . . → Read More: the moon won’t be dared and a recipe in the ashes

Spicy White Pumpkin Soup for a Friendsgiving

Welcome to the Food ‘n Flix’ November film, Friendsgiving. Heather (the founder of Food ‘n Flix) is hosting this month. It’s good to have her back!

Friendsgiving is not a film I would have sought out. I think the movie poster is a bit misleading.It’s misleading because Wanda Sykes is front and center at the . . . → Read More: Spicy White Pumpkin Soup for a Friendsgiving

Roman Pasta and Only You

The October Food ‘n Flix feature is Only You with a VERY young Marissa Tomei and Robert Downey, Jr. Seriously, they look like they’re twelve. 🙂 As part of the film is set in Rome, I found an “authentic” pasta to prepare. . . . → Read More: Roman Pasta and Only You