Food ‘n Flix: JAWS

How can one be inspired by Jaws for a foodie post? Why, fried fish of courses. Read on for a simple but delicious fish coating for the July Food ‘n Flix event. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix: JAWS

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

July 2021 “In My Kitchen”

I believe I skipped the last couple of months of “In My Kitchen” and while I didn’t gain a lot of new gadgetry in the kitchen, I still wanted to check in and share.

First, I was thrilled to announce on July 1st that I am a finalist in a Taste of Home cooking contest. . . . → Read More: July 2021 “In My Kitchen”

The Pickle Recipe for Food ‘n Flix and a family favorite

I’m revisiting a favorite (and easy) family recipe today, my favorite Uncle’s pickle recipe. . . . → Read More: The Pickle Recipe for Food ‘n Flix and a family favorite

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

Food ‘n Flix Bottle Shock Round-Up

Forgive my tardiness with posting the May Food ‘n Flix round-up. You see, I’ve been at the lake for a full week with family. It was glorious. We boated and relaxed and caught up and relaxed. I may post some photos at some point. More to come.

Needless to say, we were quite busy with . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix Bottle Shock Round-Up

Grazing Boards (and wine)

Wine, cheese, charcuterie…..wine. Today’s post is all about grazing, sipping, and the film Bottle Shock. . . . → Read More: Grazing Boards (and wine)

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