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Chicken Saltimbocca

Now that I have given you my “12 + 4” Challenge list of books I want to read in 2021, I decided to share a recipe of a food that […]

Mini Rum Cakes

Many books have been banned on the basis that there are discussions of alcohol. Examples include Animal Farm , The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The Perks of […]

French Onion Soup

The World That We Knew takes place in France. Ava, the golem in the story quickly learns to make hardship soup out of the few ingredients available. The longer Ava […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Savory Dutch Baby

After reading The Dutch House, I was craving a Dutch Baby pancake. If you have never had one, they are puffy, eggy and buttery. The texture reminds me of a […]