Garlic Chive Pesto Dressing (on the side)

Today’s recipe is used in two ways: to marinate chicken breasts for grilling and as a dressing for a garden fresh salad. I’m also posting for the April Food ‘n Flix feature film: Peter Rabbit. . . . → Read More: Garlic Chive Pesto Dressing (on the side)

Simply Irresistible Coq Au Vin and Fennel Salad for Food ‘n Flix

Welcome to this month’s round for Food ‘n Flix. Wendy from A Day in the Life on a Farm is hosting Simply Irresistible. I had never heard of this movie but it was a FnF feature back in November 2011. That was before I had found this great virtual movie club. (You can read Wendy’s . . . → Read More: Simply Irresistible Coq Au Vin and Fennel Salad for Food ‘n Flix

Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

This month’s Food ‘n Flix event let us choose our own film—anything set or filmed in Hawaii. I chose poorly but I did get a great meal out of the deal. Read on for my review of the 2015 film, Aloha and macaroni salad, Huli-Huli chicken and Hawaiian lemonade. . . . → Read More: Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

Food ‘n Flix, The Biggest Little Farm, and a Chickpea Salad

The Biggest Little Farm features a 200 acre money pit that Molly and John turn into a flourishing, biodynamic Eden. Join me for a review of this 2018 documentary as well as one of Molly’s recipes. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix, The Biggest Little Farm, and a Chickpea Salad

Carrot Salad with Olives

One more Cookbook of the Week post. I seem to be on a roll! This is a keeper of a salad. . . . → Read More: Carrot Salad with Olives

Frog Eye Salad for Food ‘n Flix

Apropos to the Halloween holiday, the Food ‘n Flix feature film for October is the 1991 The Addams Family. Join me for a creepy and retro recipe that was inspired by the film, Frog Eye Salad. . . . → Read More: Frog Eye Salad for Food ‘n Flix

Kale-Quinoa Salad with Pistachios and Raisins and Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

The Food Explorer: The True adventures of the Globe Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats is this round’s selection for Cook the Books Club. Here’s my salad inspired by food we may never have been able to experience without David Fairchild, the “food explorer” of the title. . . . → Read More: Kale-Quinoa Salad with Pistachios and Raisins and Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Cold Udon Salad with Bok Choy and Cucumbers

Join me for another TLC Book Tour, highlighting The Woman in the White Kimono by Ana Johns. I loved this book! . . . → Read More: Cold Udon Salad with Bok Choy and Cucumbers

Chopped Greek Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Pitas for May’s Food ‘n Flix

Confessions. I thought I would get ahead of the game during the holidays (yes, I’m talking last December). I watch Mamma Mia! and recorded all of the food only to realize the May’s Food ‘n Flix was the sequel. Oops!

Well, here we go again. (And, at least I knew the back story!) 🙂

Wendy . . . → Read More: Chopped Greek Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Pitas for May’s Food ‘n Flix

Japanese Steakhouse Ginger Dressing

…and an accompanying salad. This dressing packs a punch of vegetables and is perfect on a salad of spinach, cucumbers, radish, carrots and sprouts. . . . → Read More: Japanese Steakhouse Ginger Dressing