Category: Food

The Vintage Table

      The Vintage Table ***** by Jacqueline de Montravel  (and the Editors of Romantic Homes Magazine)         I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.            This book is a feast for the eyes, chock full…

Backseat Saints

      Backseat Saints **** by Joshilyn Jackson       I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.         Rose Mae Lolley, a minor character from gods in Alabama is resurrected and returns in this story that takes off like a…

Zebra

  Z is for Zebra This week’s letter assignment is the letter Z.         OK, so I wanted to go the NC Zoo, about an hour drive from where I live. My inner 5 year-old really, really wanted to go. I also wanted to take my own photos. It didn’t happen *sigh*.  I guess…

Yountville

Y is for Yountville This week’s letter assignment is the letter Y. I thought I’d bring you along with me to Yountville, Ca. where we visited in April. “The Town of Yountville, renowned for its world-class restaurants and award winning chefs, has earned the unofficial title of ‘Culinary Capital of the Napa Valley’. From French, Italian, Pacific…

Paula Deen’s Savannah Style, Part II

Paula Deen’s Savannah Style **** by Paula Deen and Brandon Branch I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. (This is part two of this Edible Review~ I ended up with more photos and content than I planned. If you missed the first part of this book review, look here.) More…

Paula Deen’s Savannah Style, Part I

Paula Deen’s Savannah Style ***.* by Paula Deen and Brandon Branch I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. We recently spent the weekend in Savannah, Georgia, which you can read a bit about here. I returned with plenty of photos of this historic Southern city and several new…

Flowers for the Home

Flowers for the Home ***** Inspirations from the World Over by Prudence Designs Written by Grayson Handy and Tracey Zabar, Photographed by Ellen Silverman I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.  “Flowers for the Home presents over 100 simple and stylish…

Men and Dogs

      Men and Dogs  *** by Katie Crouch       I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where “pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.”         I really wanted to like this book, but this one was marginal for me. I was totally pulled in…

Winery Dogs of Napa Valley

Winery Dogs of Napa Valley ***** by Elaine Riordan I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where “pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera”.  “In this second edition of Winery Dogs of Napa Valley, the dogs are as wild, lovable, and funny as ever. They frolic in alfalfa fields,…

Broken for You

Broken for You ****/***** by Stephanie Kallos I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where “pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera”. I stumbled on this book at Audible.com, searching for a book by narrator, instead of by title. As a result, I came away with a book I would…