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Maque Choux with Sausage

The novel The Vanishing Half begins in a town called Mallard, Louisianna. I wanted to share one of my favorite Louisianna dishes. Maque Choux (pronounced “mock-shoe”) is a classic Creole […]

Garlic Pesto Chicken & Pasta

What better way to celebrate the novel My Brilliant Friend than by posting a recipe from one of my brilliant friends. Barbara, is the fearless leader of my PALS bookclub. […]

Chicken and Dumplings for Two

In the novel, The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop Fannie Flagg reminisces about Christmas Day dinners at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Each year Idgie and Ruth, along with Sipsey and […]

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 […]