Category: Food

Maman’s Homesick Pie – Book Review

Exile is threaded into your daily life long after you have become a citizen and pledged your allegiance and can make the best brownies in the neighborhood. I was compelled to make sense of my parents’ journey from Iran to America to understand the world they inhabited. Just five years shy of my mother’s age …

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Weekend Cooking: Farmer’s Market Bounty

*All photos in this post may be clicked on to enjoy a larger view I love summer for the Farmer’s Markets. There is nothing quite like browsing the stalls of the local farmers and picking up the freshest produce. My tiny little mountain town has started having a market on Tuesday afternoons…and last week I …

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Weekend Cooking – December 18, 2010

Weekend Cooking is hosted every week at Beth Fish Reads who writes: Weekend Cooking is open to anyone who has any kind of food-related post to share: Book (novel, nonfiction) reviews, cookbook reviews, movie reviews, recipes, random thoughts, gadgets, fabulous quotations, photographs. If your post is even vaguely foodie, feel free to grab the button …

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Weekend Cooking: Quick and Easy Pasta Salad

It has been a while since I have participated in this weekly event sponsored by Beth Fish Reads. Weekend Cooking is open to anyone who has any kind of food-related post to share: Book (novel, nonfiction) reviews, cookbook reviews, movie reviews, recipes, random thoughts, gadgets, fabulous quotations, photographs. If your post is even vaguely foodie, …

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Weekend Cooking: Improvisation

Welcome to Weekend Cooking – a weekly meme sponsored at Beth Fish Reads which “is open to anyone who has any kind of food-related post to share: Book (novel, nonfiction) reviews, cookbook reviews, movie reviews, recipes, random thoughts, gadgets, fabulous quotations, photographs. If your post is even vaguely foodie, feel free to grab the button …

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The Mayo Clinic Diet – Book Review and Recipe

The Mayo Clinic Diet isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. Using clinically tested techniques, it puts you in charge of reshaping your lifestyle by adopting healthy new habits and breaking unhealthy old ones. – from The Mayo Clinic Diet, Introduction – I don’t diet. Ever. I hate the idea of measuring out portions, following rigid guidelines, and …

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TLC Book Tour: Paula Butturini, author of Keeping The Feast, Guest Post

Many thanks to TLC Book Tours for inviting me to tour Paula Butturini’s new memoir: Keeping the Feast (read my review). I love books that center around food in foreign countries, and Butturini’s story of illness and recovery in Italy reminds us how the ritual of food is a symbol of survival. About Paula Butturini: …

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Weekend Cooking: Soup

Welcome to Weekend Cooking – a weekly meme sponsored at Beth Fish Reads which “is open to anyone who has any kind of food-related post to share: Book (novel, nonfiction) reviews, cookbook reviews, movie reviews, recipes, random thoughts, gadgets, fabulous quotations, photographs. If your post is even vaguely foodie, feel free to grab the button …

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Virtual Cookie Swap

Kathy of Bermudaonion and Julie of Booking Mama have made us drool over the last few days by posting  their cookie recipes. Now it’s our turn! Participants have until December 4th to link up their recipes (traditional cookies at Kathy’s blog and chocolate cookie or Candy recipes at Julie’s blog) to be eligible for prizes. …

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Weekend Cooking: What’s on the TBR Pile

Welcome to another installation of Weekend Cooking hosted by Beth Fish Reads. I am hopelessly addicted to collecting cookbooks and food related books…and then not reading them. I don’t know why they sit unread on my shelves, but they do. I do know why I buy them…I love food, I love thinking of food, I …

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