Category: Books

A Tropical Table and Lake Breeze Cocktail

Happy Friday! I’m taking you to the tropics via the table to dream of white sandy beaches, tiki bars and umbrella drinks! My table inspiration came from *Beach Cocktails: Favorite Surfside Sips and Bar Snacks  (Oxmoor House, May 2017) by the Editors of Coastal Living, is a full-color book packed with 125 thirst-quenching cocktails that will transport you…

Novel Bakers: Christmas All Through The South Part 2

I’m joining The Novel Bakers with Southern Living Christmas All Through The South: Joyful Memories, Timeless Moments, Enduring Traditions.  Combining all the elements for which Southern Living is known and revered – food, travel, and homes, this book is a journey of celebrations through the South, from the low country and the pan-handle to the Texas…

Novel Bakers: Christmas All Through The South and a Christmas Tree Tailgate Picnic

I’m joining The Novel Bakers with Southern Living Christmas All Through The South: Joyful Memories, Timeless Moments, Enduring Traditions Christmas All Through the South captures and celebrates the quintessential experience of Christmas in the South. Presented as a timeline of the Christmas season, each event depicted tells a highly visual story of local Southern traditions and…

A Virtual Picnic, Acadia National Park & Cookbook Giveaway

I’ve been feasting this week with the Novel Bakers, inspired by The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson. If you missed our review, you can find Part 1 with a Floral/Edible Table Runner, Butternut Hummus and Endive Bar; and Part 2 with Easy Tray Centerpieces, a Pear-Thyme Galette, and Salted Fudge…

Forest Feast Gatherings: A Sweet Ending and Easy Tray Centerpieces

The Novel Bakers are back with more feasting and gathering from The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson. Lushly illustrated with hundreds of watercolor drawings and photographs, The Forest Feast Gatherings is an inspiring reference for anyone who wants to share good food with good friends, simply, easily, and beautifully. If you…