Category: Food

Green Eggs and Ham

    Green Eggs and Ham ***** by Dr. Suess       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’m sharing this book at Food for Thought, because I discovered that this classic is 50 years old this year!…

The Sharper Your Knife, The Less You Cry

      The Sharper Your Knife, The Less You Cry ***** by Kathleen Flinn       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 was an excellent book, especially for Food for Thought. I devoured it :-) It…

Pontoon Picnic

P is for Pontoon Picnic. . . I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter P.  Our picnic paraphernalia was purchased at Kohl’s including the placemats, napkins & napkin Rings, fish bowls & glasses.  This place setting is not our normal boating picnic fare~ for practical purposes we typically use plastic :-)   To drink~ Pellegrino. . .  This Pontoon Picnic wouldn’t…

Cinco de Mayo

       A few Tex-Mex inspired recipes to put you in the mood for Cinco de Mayo. . .         Southwestern Layered Salad Recipe adapted from Southern Living~              A Quick and Easy Salsa. . .      Almost homemade :-)     Start with your favorite jar of salsa, we…

Shoot the Moon

    Shoot the Moon **** by Billie Letts       I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.           In 1972, the town of DeClare, Oklahoma, was reeling from the murder of Gaylene Harjo and the disappearance of…

House Rules

    House Rules ****.* by Jodi Picoult      Seventeen-year-old Jacob Hunt has Asperger’s syndrome, which renders him unable to read social cues or relate to his peers. Like many kids with AS, Jacob is obsessed with one subject — in his case, forensic analysis.  His mantra: What would Dr. Henry Lee do?, watching CrimeBusters, and listening to his police scanner,…

The Girl Who Chased The Moon

        The Girl Who Chased The Moon **** by Sarah Addison Allen         I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.        and Michael Lee at Designs by Gollum for Foodie Friday.…

A Girl Named Zippy

A Girl Named Zippy ***** by Haven Kimmel  Haven Kimmel, aka Zippy, tells her story about life in a small town~ Mooreland, Indiana, population 300, in early 70’s. Born in 1965, she chronicles her early years with her third-grade wisdom and observations that made me laugh out loud. There are pictures included in this book from an old photo album at the beginning…

The Sugar Queen

      The Sugar Queen ***.* by Sarah Addison Allen       I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.        and Michael Lee at Designs by Gollum for Foodie Friday. . . the perfect little food…

Bunnies, Baskets, Butterflies & Beans (Jelly, of course!)

      No recipe from me this week, just some Easter Love~grocery store cupcakes and cookies with adorable smaller cookies from Williams-Sonoma  stacked on top. . . Here’s a cute chick perched on top of a cupcake gazing into a feather-topped nest of a basket.        Oh, and some chocolate malted eggs too, what’s…