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Frosted Cheerwine Brownies

In the novella, Another Big Bust by Diane Kelly, North Carolina native Shae Sharpe loves to drink the cherry-flavored soda Cheerwine. According to the Cheerwine website, L.D. Peeler created Cheerwine […]

Philadephia Water Ice

After reading Long Bright River, which takes place in Philadelphia, I decided to see what foods the city is known for besides cheesesteak. According to VisitPhilly.com, Water Ice is one […]

Breakfast Burritos

In the novel Have You Seen Luis Velez? Raymond takes Mrs. G. out for brunch. Mrs. G. is thrilled because it had been over a decade since she had eaten […]

Peach Almond Cookie Cobbler

In Diane Kelly’s cozy mystery, Dead In The Doorway, the former owner of a flip house had won many blue ribbons for her peach pies, peach crisps, and cobblers. They […]

Homestyle Beef Casserole

After reading Nothing More Dangerous, I tried to think of a dish a 15-year-old boy would love. I remembered this Homestyle Beef Casserole recipe from Southern Living Magazine. With four […]

Peanut Butter Cookies

There is a scene in Daisy Jones & The Six where the band chows down on some “special” cookies. Later, when Daisy offers Billy’s daughter, Julia, a peanut butter cookie, […]