Category Archives: Recipes For Readers

Chicken Kiev

Chicken Kiev, a traditional Russian dish, is a great recipe to go with the novel City of Thieves. Chicken Kiev is fried chicken stuffed with a Lemon Garlic Butter. What […]

Irish Soda Bread

I started craving Irish Soda Bread before I finished reading What The Wind Knows. It is a Quick Bread that doesn’t require yeast or proofing. You simply pat it, prick […]

Dirt Cake

The most apropos recipe I could think of to go with the novel, American Dirt, was Dirt Cake. I used to make this all the time when my kids were […]

Sweet Potato Biscuits

The novel Yellow Crocus takes place on an antebellum Virginia Plantation. When I think of food from Virginia, I immediately think of the movie, The American President starring Michael Douglas […]

Strawberry Sponge Cake

Much of the story of Becoming Mrs. Lewis takes place in England. Legend has it that Queen Victoria loved to have a simple sponge cake with jam and fresh fruit […]

Blueberry Pecan Rugelach

In the book Florence Adler Swims Forever, Florence’s parents, Esther and Joseph, owned a successful bakery in Atlantic City. There is a scene where Mr. and Mrs. Adler give their […]

Amaretto Sour With Prosecco

How better to celebrate the book giveaway of Diane Kelly’s Paw Enforcement than to fix a fun cocktail? Today I am sharing my “Signature Cocktail” which is an Amaretto Sour […]

Bananas Foster Bread Pudding

The plantation home in The Book of Lost Friends is located in Louisiana. Two of my favorite Louisiana desserts are Bananas Foster and Bread Pudding. This recipe from The New […]