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

October 2021 “In My Kitchen”

No new gadgetry in the kitchen this month, but there’s some new recipes and some pumpkin products to celebrate the season. I also think I might be becoming a vegetarian…. . . . → Read More: October 2021 “In My Kitchen”

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

Pasta Gratin with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Herbs

Words on Bathroom Walls is this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature. It’s a teenage-coming-of-age-while-dealing-with-schizophrenia drama with LOTS of food inspiration. Here’s a pasta dish inspired from a couple of Adam’s recipes featured in the film. . . . → Read More: Pasta Gratin with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Herbs

September 2021 “In My Kitchen”

Welcome to the September edition of “In My Kitchen,” hosted by Sherry’s Pickings.

I almost didn’t even write a post for this month but when I started looking through my photos, I decided I did have a few things to say.

I found out this summer that I was a finalist in the Taste . . . → Read More: September 2021 “In My Kitchen”

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

Moonrise Kingdom and Corn-on-the-Cob with Harissa Butter and Cojita

The Food ‘n Flix feature for August is Moonrise Kingdom. Literature and Limes is hosting. I created a grilled corn dish in honor of the “”extraordinary harvest” that the narrator relates in the final scenes of the film. . . . → Read More: Moonrise Kingdom and Corn-on-the-Cob with Harissa Butter and Cojita

August 2021 “In My Kitchen”

Lots of tomatoes in the kitchen this month. . . . → Read More: August 2021 “In My Kitchen”

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