Category: Food

La Cucina

       La Cucina by Lily Prior **       I’m joining Jain in her bi-monthly edible book review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place!     After finishing this book,…

Ain’t She Sweet?

    Ain’t She Sweet? ****.* by Susan Elizabeth Phillips        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 one of my favorite books of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, but not her most recent. I also listened to the…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

  This is my contribution to Foodie Friday this week.           I ran across this mix at Sur La Table and couldn’t pass it up! Conflicting information and urban legends abound on the origin of Red Velvet Cake, but no one disputes its beautiful red color.         The package directions said it…

Limoges for Valentine’s Day

  I’m participating in Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch…         This is more of a tribute to this Limoges China (and my Great Aunt) than a tablescape…which seemed appropriate with Valentine’s Day around the corner. My Great Aunt’s china has been squirreled away in a cabinet in my dining room. This hasn’t seen the light of…

An Apple A Day

  I’m participating in Foodie Friday… be sure to visit Designs by Gollum for other tasty treats!     Yes, it’s Super Bowl weekend soon to be followed by Valentine’s Day. Translation= Lots of eating on Sunday night followed by a week of chocolate. Soooo… I’m taking Dr. Oz’s advice and trying to add more fresh fruits & veggies. Fruits and veggies cancel…

Best Super Bowl Commercial of All Time

Food Network Magazine designed a potato topper for every team in the NFL ! Lots of great potato skin recipes here…even if you don’t choose  the Colts or the Saints versions: Indianapolis Colts Fried Pork Potato Skins Mayonnaise mixed with mustard and hot sauce, sliced fried pork cutlets, chopped tomato and diced red onion VS.…

BBRRRRRRR!

 It’s beautiful out, but too cold for my thin Southern blood. Current temperature here at the lake is 28 degrees; windy and light sleet falling…  Temperature is dropping to the teens tonite, so no driving, and cancelling of  husband’s birthday dinner plans with friends :(  It’s hard to believe I was sitting in these chairs Thursday…

The School of Essential Ingredients

The School of Essential Ingredients  *****  by Erica Bauermeister    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~      My favorite quote from the book: “It’s not always easy to slow our lives down. But just in case we need…

Bruschetta

  Bruschetta This is a recipe that I adapted after having it at dinner at a restaurant, and then it was removed from the menu. Very simple and tasty, you can adjust the amount of onions, mushrooms and tomatoes to your liking. It’s also very quick if you’ve carmelized the onions and cooked the mushrooms in advance! Ingredients…