Cookbooks, recipes, travel and sarcasm

Month: October 2018

Party Queso – From Magnolia Table

Party Queso – From Magnolia Table

I’m a tad late on the Magnolia Table bandwagon.  The truth is, I wasn’t super excited to purchase this cookbook despite the fact that I do love Chip and Joanna on their TV show.  It was almost like I thought it’d be a bit played […]

Tres Leches Rice Pudding – Smitten Kitchen

Tres Leches Rice Pudding – Smitten Kitchen

People are either in the corner of loving rice pudding (overall legit people in general) or hating it (those that kick puppies).  It’s similar to tapioca.  Do you like tapioca pudding (aka, you’re a fun, energetic, intelligent person), or do you hate it (otherwise known […]

How to Build a Sushi Tower

How to Build a Sushi Tower

My daughter, Jovie, loves to cook and has recently been attending a weekly cooking class for children.  They work on knife skills, using the stove, knowing their way around the kitchen and following recipes.  Parents drink wine and watch.  Well, we mostly watch but I’ve […]

Umami Master Sauce – From “Flavor Bombs” Cookbook

Umami Master Sauce – From “Flavor Bombs” Cookbook

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time or know me on a personal level, you’ll know that I’m not a sweets person.  You can tempt me all day long with your donuts or cupcakes, but try and take a fry off my […]

Lemon-Dill White Bean Dip – From “Platters and Boards”

Lemon-Dill White Bean Dip – From “Platters and Boards”

If you haven’t come across the beautiful Platters and Boards cookbook yet, it’s time for your paths to cross.  Released in the Spring of 2018, it’s a bright, vibrant, gorgeous cookbook, made for the entertainer.  I received this cookbook for my birthday last month and […]