Category: Food

All Over Creation

I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, where, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place! All Over Creation ****.* by Ruth Ozeki Audie Award Winner, Fiction (unabridged), 2004 “The story keeps exploding outward like a clump of cells becoming a complex…

A Reliable Wife

      A Reliable Wife * by Robert Goolrick       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!        “Sometimes…we work…

Crybaby Ranch

       Crybaby Ranch **** by Tina Welling        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. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place!       This book stars Suzannah, who realizes her sense of self has…

Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup with Crumbled Stilton

   This recipe came to my inbox by way of RealAge.com back in the fall. It’s a great and easy recipe for a healthy and tasty soup which is sweet and savory. Roasting the pears and the butternut squash, caramelizes their sugars, enhancing their natural sweetness. Balancing that sweetness are the leeks, tomatoes, garlic, and salt & pepper. You can…

Short Cut Cheese Fondue

   This is my Foodie Friday contribution this week.     In the mood for Cheese Fondue, I found a recipe of Tyler Florence’s at Food Network. Then, I stumbled on this at the deli counter at the grocery store.       I thought I’d give it a try, since I didn’t have any Kirsch and didn’t want…

South of Broad

        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!     South of Broad ** by Pat Conroy     It’s been 14…

The Girl She Used To Be

       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!       The Girl She Used To Be **** by David Cristofano   The…

The Art of Racing in the Rain

        The Art of Racing in the Rain **** by Garth Stein ****(Xanax, and Kleenex maybe required)         I’m joining Jain in with this 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…

Megan’s Birthday Trifle

I’m contributing a Lemon Berry Trifle Recipe for Foodie Friday this week. The basis for this recipe was a Tyler Florence recipe, Lemon Curd Trifle with Berries. I made a short-cut version with lemon curd in a jar. I went one step further and made Lemon Fondue you can see Here. Tyler’s recipe called for folding the whipped…

Lemon Fondue

   This is my Foodie Friday contribution this week–a perfect solution for a quick and light dessert.       This is a great recipe for a shower or ladies luncheon.     Lemon Fondue   1 (11 ¼ ounce) jar lemon curd 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk ¼ cup half and half garnish:   lemon zest…