Join me every month to discuss different cookbooks and authors at Garfield Community Center, 1600 NW Quincy Street, for Cooking by the Book! Choose a recipe from the month’s theme, whether it be a specific cookbook, author, cuisine, etc., and bring it to share and discuss. For April, I made “Marshmallow Pretzel Bars” from No […]
Who doesn’t like a steaming hot serving of pasta on a cold day (or any day)? This spaghetti recipe from the More-with-Less Cookbook will soon become a family favorite!
I didn’t grow up eating Indian food. In fact, I don’t think I ate Indian food until I was 25 years old and starting to become obsessed with Bollywood movies! But once I did try it, I was hooked, and I’ve come to rely on a handful of cookbooks whenever I’m craving something spicy. If […]
Are you in a brown-paper-bag-peanut-butter-sandwich-slump? Well then this is for you! Even if you are not sending kids or yourself back to school, once in a while we all can use inspiration for weekday lunches. Below are a few recommendations found in the Cooking Neighborhood and in the blogosphere. Bento Boxes 10-Minute Bento by Megumi […]
My mom did most of the cooking in he house while I was growing up, but my Dad was obsessed with grilling and trying to perfect certain barbecue recipes – I have a feeling this is the case for many people. He will actually be retiring next week, so I expect during my future visits […]
One of my favorite foods to eat while growing up was pear preserves made by my Mamaw every year. Even today when she sees my father she is sure to send him home with a few cans of pear preserves. Not only is she one of the best cooks ever, she is also responsible for […]