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

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

Mom’s Cleaner

Here’s a natural, homemade cleaner that will make your whole house smell wonderful. . . . → Read More: Mom’s Cleaner

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