October 27, 2022

Everyday Dinners by Jessica Merchant

Hello friends. It has been a long time since I posted – but I’m so glad to be back online sharing my favorite cookbook recipes with you. Let me introduce you to Jessica Merchant who has […]
August 16, 2022

Ad Hoc by Thomas Keller

Michigan summers bring farm markets full of fresh vegetables, with sweet corn being my absolute favorite. During this season, one of my go to side dishes is Thomas Keller’s Creamed Summer Corn. Take any memory of […]
October 10, 2021

The All-New Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook

Last year we missed out on so many things – one of the biggies was college football. We missed not only the games but the pre-party tailgating before those monumental events.  My college years were spent […]
August 30, 2021

Martina’s Kitchen Mix – by Martina McBride

This month’s review is a book written by the legendary country music artist Martina McBride.  Her first book Around The Table is a regular go-to for me for not only her incredible recipes but also because […]
June 30, 2021

Modern Comfort by Ina Garten

Ina does it AGAIN with her newest book called Modern Comfort.  I will tell you that although I love Ina, I just somehow didn’t gravitate to her last few books as much as I did her […]
May 30, 2021

Cook With Me by Alex Guarnaschelli

Some of my favorite cookbooks are the ones in which people share their personal and most treasured recipes – the ones they make for their family and friends or the ones they grew up with. Cook […]
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 […]