Cookbooks, recipes, travel and sarcasm

Month: March 2018

Pad Thai Rolls – Thug Kitchen Party Grub

Pad Thai Rolls – Thug Kitchen Party Grub

So, if you have any interest at all in cooking and love to drop f’ bombs, then you likely already own at least one of the Thug Kitchen cookbooks.  The cookbooks are colorful, engaging and full of motherfuckers and bitches.  The Thug Kitchen authors hilariously […]

Fried oyster BLT – Williams Sonoma

Fried oyster BLT – Williams Sonoma

If you have any Williams Sonoma cookbooks in your personal collection, you know they tend to be full of vibrant photos.  This particular cookbook, Cooking at Home, is the exception.  This text-only cookbook is ginormous, super user friendly and chock full of short recipes that […]

Buttered Popcorn Cookies – The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

Buttered Popcorn Cookies – The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

Smitten Kitchen is one of my all time favorite cooking blogs.  Deb Perelman, the writer, is engaging to read and I always find the recipes she posts easy to follow and delicious.  Plus, the photographs are always really, really beautiful.  So it’s no surprise that […]

Onion Bread Soup with Sausage – Six Seasons

Onion Bread Soup with Sausage – Six Seasons

Last year for my birthday I received a wonderful and very special gift from my stepmother, a cooking class featuring this cookbook.  It was at a small bakery where they choose a cookbook every month, then have a cooking class based on several recipes from […]

Magic Mushrooms – The Elixir of Life: Finding Love and Joy in the Passionate Pursuit of Food

Magic Mushrooms – The Elixir of Life: Finding Love and Joy in the Passionate Pursuit of Food

My grandmother got me the “Elixir of Love” cookbook while in Sedona, where author Lisa Dahl has a restaurant.  She enclosed a little note in it, which I’ve kept with the book and every time I open it and the note falls out it brings […]