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Frogmore Stew (Low Country Boil)

Call Your Daughter Home takes place in the author’s hometown of Branchville, SC, which is Northwest of Charleston. The book talks a lot about a pudding made from hog intestines. […]

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. […]

Russian Cheese Dip

The novel Lost Roses centers around Russians during World War I and the subsequent Russian Revolution of 1917. This Russian Cheese Dip is a fantastic appetizer. It is made with […]

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 […]

Curried Beef with Potatoes

The novel The Sun Sister is filled with descriptions of the sweeping beauty of Kenya. I was excited to learn that my friend Michelle Clark had visited Kenya. When I […]

Zuppa Toscana

Hearty Sausage and Potato Soup with Bacon and Kale serves 6 The novel, The Light After The War mentions food and drinks from Hungary, Italy, and Venezuela. It gave me […]