Cooked along with hosted by with these Chili Chicken Tacos from Milk Street- T…

Cooked along with hosted by cookinglikeimeanit with these Chili Chicken Tacos from Milk Street- Tuesday Nights. Man all my grocery stores have been out of cilantro so no pop of green in this photo! This was delicious and flavor PACKED. The guajillo chilies and OJ reminded me of pastor + carnita so it’s like if … Read more

“Esme ate far too much pizza.” • What an original premise for a YA book – a wo…

“Esme ate far too much pizza.” ❤️ • What an original premise for a YA book – a world where there’s no more death so there are scythes appointed to keep the population under control. I got this for my son a couple years ago and just got around to reading it now, knowing how … Read more

“We would have a cup of cocoa together.” • Normally I would have gone to an Et…

“We would have a cup of cocoa together.” 🧡 • Normally I would have gone to an Ethiopian restaurant to take this book photo with delicious doro wot and injera as described in this book but these are not normal times and I have to be okay with that! This was a beautiful and epic … Read more

“Soheil and I thank her and take the PB and J she hands us.” • I think this is…

“Soheil and I thank her and take the PB and J she hands us.” ❤️ • I think this is a great way to make the concept of internment accessible to YA readers. I think many young people may not hear about the internment of Japanese Americans in our nation’s history – I didn’t until … Read more

“I’d dipped chips in salsa, trying to remember the last time a person had taken …

“I’d dipped chips in salsa, trying to remember the last time a person had taken this much interest in me.” ❤️ • It’s really really hard to rate this one because I could NOT put it down. When I wasn’t reading it, I was listening on audio (which was excellent) and it was so riveting. … Read more

“He admitted – sheepishly- that he’d been bitten by a cat the day before. It had…

“He admitted – sheepishly- that he’d been bitten by a cat the day before. It had been in some woman’s lap in the bakery where he was getting a scone and a cup of coffee.” ❤️ • This book was released yesterday and it feels super timely as the world is battling COVID-19 at the … Read more

Cooked along with hosted by with this Vietnamese Tumeric Fish with Wilted Herb…

Cooked along with hosted by cookinglikeimeanit with this Vietnamese Tumeric Fish with Wilted Herbs and Peanuts from Milk Street- Tuesday Nights. It was flavor packed dish And tasted very authentic ! The sauce was the star and I poured a bunch on top as well as had some at the table. The only thing I’d … Read more

“She sat her down on a small couch and gave her a Perrier, which gave Lolly hicc…

“She sat her down on a small couch and gave her a Perrier, which gave Lolly hiccups and made her start crying even harder.” 💙 • This month’s pick did not disappoint!! Loved this retelling of Anna Karenina! Let me first state that I have never read Anna Karenina so my review is just based … Read more

“It was Earl Gray and it had been sitting so long it had started to smell like w…

“It was Earl Gray and it had been sitting so long it had started to smell like wet feet.” 💙 • 5 stars!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Zelda is a 21 year old woman with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome who is living with her brother, who has taken care of her since their mother died. She’s obsessed with Vikings … Read more

Cooked along with hosted by with this Smashed Potatoes with Soft-cooked eggs a…

Cooked along with hosted by cookinglikeimeanit with this Smashed Potatoes with Soft-cooked eggs and Mint (Yeralma Yumurta) from Milk Street- The New Rules. Omg this was amaaazing. Gorgeous on the table and delicious too. A hearty and flavor packed meal that’s also meatless! I think addding some from traderjoes would have made this over the … Read more