Bookshelf

April 10, 2021

Beautiful Boards by Maegan Brown

Most of you know that Charcutier is something I love to serve.  I just discovered a book called Beautiful Boards.  This book is perfect for people that like step-by-step instructions (how many crackers and what kinds […]
March 31, 2021

Rustic Joyful Meant to Share by Danielle Kartes

Rustic Joyful is the first one of Danielle Kartes’ cookbooks that I have discovered, and I am so impressed! I will definitely be looking into her others and if they are anything like this one, I […]
February 28, 2021

The Well Plated Cookbook by Erin Clarke

The Well Plated Cookbook is Erin Clarke’s first ever cookbook and I congratulate her on an incredible collection of recipes – many of which will be in my regular rotation. This book has easy to follow […]
January 31, 2021

Magnolia Table Volume 2 by Joanna Gaines

Magnolia Table Volume 2 – just like everything else Joanna Gaines does – just keeps getting better.  I like this cookbook even more than the first one. It is beautifully designed inside and out with 380 […]
December 27, 2020

Skinnytaste Meal Prep – by Gina Homolka

Gina Homolka has still got it!  Her newest book Skinnytaste Meal Prep is as good or better than her other three cookbooks. I love that after owning and cooking from ALL of Gina’s cookbooks as much […]
December 27, 2020

Fondue – Bob and Coleen Simmons

In the past, most of our friends and family have always chosen to celebrate New Year’s Eve by going out. This year in our state due to COVID there is not one restaurant or bar open […]
November 30, 2020

100 Cookies – by Sarah Kieffer

100 Cookies has forever changed my go-to cookie favorites. Those who know me know that for at least the last 10 years I have had a beautiful glass covered pedestal on my counter which I have […]
November 16, 2020

The Supper Club – Susie Cover

My grandma’s birthday is in November and every year I made her the same birthday dinner, Swedish Meatballs and Apple Pie Bars. This year she died one week short of her 91st birthday. I decided to […]
November 1, 2020

Game Day Eats – Eddie Jackson

My college friend was in town and as we always do when we are together – we eat, talk and visit local books stores.  While perusing the aisles she pointed out Eddie Jackson’s Game Day Eats […]
October 20, 2020

What’s for Dinner? – Curtis Stone

In 2013 Curtis Stone published What’s For Dinner, which I have thoroughly enjoyed for many years. His book has a chapter entitled “One Pot Wednesdays”.  I absolutely love this concept because it is less work, time […]
September 30, 2020

Super Simple Half-Baked Harvest – Tieghan Gerard

Super Simple Half-Baked Harvest is a beautiful book full of a variety of recipes – ALL with fresh ingredients. There is a nice combination of recipes that are quick and easy and others that you can […]
September 13, 2020

Pull Up A Chair – Tiffani Thiessen

One of my favorite celebrity turned chef authors is Tiffani Thiessen. Yes I did watch 90210 back in the day. But my favorite TV moments of Tiffani’s were in her role as Elizabeth Burke on White […]